Dracula's Castle 02:21

A bloodthirsty prince inspires one of the most notorious villains in literature.

About the Show

Behind the gates of the world's most impressive castles, manor houses and mansions are secrets waiting to be revealed.

About Mysteries at the Castle

Season 3, Episode 3

Good King Wenceslas, Prison Painter, Butler's Secret

A beloved king betrayed by brother, a doomed painter, and a secretive butler.

Tuesday
Dec 25
1pm | 12c
Season 3, Episode 12

Witchfinder General, Isabella and Ferdinand, Poisoned Rice

The victims of a crazed witch hunt are imprisoned at an English castle, a sprawling palace is home to two royals who helped form modern-day Spain and two schemers plot the murder of a millionaire living in a Texas mansion.

Tuesday
Dec 25
2pm | 1c
Season 1, Episode 5

Black Dinner, Voynich Manuscript, Seward Attack

Visit a giant fortress in Scotland where a 15th-century power struggle climaxed, explore an Italian villa that housed a mysterious manuscript, and tour an upstate New York mansion that belonged to one of Abraham Lincoln's closest advisors.

Tuesday
Dec 25
3pm | 2c
Season 2, Episode 7

Book chest escape, Miracle of Anne Greene, Hemingway's Last Cent

From Holland's Loevestein Castle, comes the thrilling tale of one man's audacious escape from prison. Fifty miles west of London, Oxford Castle was once the setting for an incredible tale of false accusations and a miraculous survival. A tropical retreat in Key West, Florida is the lynchpin for one dedicated wife to try and save her marriage.

Tuesday
Dec 25
4pm | 3c
Season 2, Episode 8

Book thief, Bigamist Duchess, Patent-ly absurd

Located in the Alsace region of France, Hohenburg Abbey provides a breathtaking setting for a mystifying robbery that leads to a stunning discovery. From the imposing Thoresby Hall in central England comes a salacious tale of bigamy that shocked the aristocracy and brought down a duchess. The opulent Seelye Mansion in Kansas was home to a huckster who captivated the nation with a seemingly-miraculous potion.

Tuesday
Dec 25
5pm | 4c
Season 2, Episode 10

The Real Beauty and the Beast, Birdman of Scotland, Master of Disguise

A magnificent French chateau plays host to one of the most beloved and well-known romances ever told; a windswept Scottish castle is the setting for a madcap scientist's daring experiment; and a desperate manhunt leads to a close encounter at a grandiose Southern mansion.

Tuesday
Dec 25
6pm | 5c
Season 2, Episode 4

Green Lady, Count of Monte Cristo, Robin Hood

A haunting tale of jealousy and murder plays out in an enchanting French castle; a brazen act of treachery leads to bloody revenge at an ominous Italian fort; and an English castle provides the inspiration for one of the most legendary heroes of all time.

Tuesday
Dec 25
7pm | 6c
Season 2, Episode 2

Henry 8th, Bannerman's Castle Curse, Mechanical Turk Hoax

A commanding English palace is the setting for a royal tale of uncontrollable lust and limitless power; an ornate New York arsenal falls victim to a menacing curse; and a stunningly advanced machine makes its debut at a breathtaking Austrian palace.

Tuesday
Dec 25
8pm | 7c
Season 3, Episode 5

Betrayal of William Wallace, Casanova's Greatest Love, Astronomical Whodunnit

Grand castles tell tales of William Wallace, Casanova, and a cosmic crime.

Tuesday
Dec 25
9pm | 8c
Season 3, Episode 7

Prince's Plight, Mad King Ludwig, Falling for Love

Castles tell tales of an exiled prince, a murdered monarch, and a doomed lover.

Tuesday
Dec 25
10pm | 9c
Season 3, Episode 5

Betrayal of William Wallace, Casanova's Greatest Love, Astronomical Whodunnit

Grand castles tell tales of William Wallace, Casanova, and a cosmic crime.

Wednesday
Dec 26
12am | 11c
Season 3, Episode 7

Prince's Plight, Mad King Ludwig, Falling for Love

Castles tell tales of an exiled prince, a murdered monarch, and a doomed lover.

Wednesday
Dec 26
1am | 12c
Season 2, Episode 2

Henry 8th, Bannerman's Castle Curse, Mechanical Turk Hoax

A commanding English palace is the setting for a royal tale of uncontrollable lust and limitless power; an ornate New York arsenal falls victim to a menacing curse; and a stunningly advanced machine makes its debut at a breathtaking Austrian palace.

Wednesday
Dec 26
3am | 2c