Lindbergh Kidnapping, Revisited

CRIME OF THE CENTURY
CRIME OF THE CENTURY

6 Things You May Not Know About the Lindbergh Kidnapping

Authorities closed the case more than 80 years ago, but there’s much more to this famous crime than meets the eye.

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Season 10
Season 10

Mysteries at the Museum 13 Videos

Don Wildman unearths relics from the world's greatest institutions to reveal secrets from the past.

About the Show

Host Don Wildman unearths relics from the world's greatest institutions to reveal incredible secrets from the past. He examines each artifact to illuminate the hidden treasures at the heart of history's most incredible triumphs, sensational crimes and bizarre encounters. Through compelling interviews, rare archival footage and arresting re-creations, Don pursues extraordinary tales of intrigue and wonder.

About the Host

Don Wildman

Don Wildman is fast becoming one of the most recognizable facts in documentary television. As host of "Mysteries at the Museum," "Monumental Mysteries" and "Greatest Mysteries," Wildman's journey is full of surprises and adventure. Whether traversing obscure or familiar turf, Wildman's mission is to expose the real truth lying beneath the surface.

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Season 11, Episode 13

One Small Keystroke, Daring Dr. Dan and the Real Batman

Don Wildman investigates a near disaster in outer space, a man who soared through the sky and a doctor who changed the world.

Saturday
Jul 1
11am | 10c
Season 15, Episode 10

Terrible Tommy, Airplane Abduction and the Great Blondin

Don Wildman showcases a pocket watch used by a ruthless gangster in 1920s Chicago, an aircraft that disappeared over Australia after encountering a UFO and the first daredevil to brave Niagara Falls.

Sunday
Jul 9
9am | 8c
Season 3, Episode 13

Great Train Robbery, Phoenix Lights, Sea Serpent

Host Don Wildman examines a wooden detonator used in an explosive railway robbery, a video camera that captured a bizarre, unexplained phenomenon and the massive skull of a legendary beast said to terrorize the seas.

Thursday
Jul 27
3pm | 2c
Season 3, Episode 8

Sheppton Mine Disaster, Shark Attack, Erie Collar Bomb

Don Wildman inspects a makeshift harness that played a role in a dangerous mine rescue, a surfboard with evidence of a brutal, deadly oceanic predator, and a crude explosive device at the center of a sinister bank heist.

Thursday
Aug 10
12pm | 11c
Season 14, Episode 2

Terra Cotta Warriors, the Queen of Parachuting and Polish Soldier Bear

Don Wildman investigates the origins of China's famous terra cotta warriors, examines the incredible heights one mother is willing to go to for her child and uncovers the little-known story of a bear who helped defeat the Nazis.

Thursday
Aug 31
2pm | 1c
Season 6, Episode 11

Life Saving Kiss, Heist of the Century, Lorenzo's Oil

Host Don Wildman examines the beguiling cast of a woman who helped save thousands of lives after her death, a surfboard that speaks to one of the nation's most notorious capers, and a mysterious plant that offered unlikely hope to a family during their darkest hour.

Sunday
Nov 19
9am | 8c
Season 11, Episode 9

Buried Alive, Who Really Invented the Telephone and Hoover Saves Belgium

Don Wildman examines one of the greatest mysteries of ancient history in Pompeii, Italy, unravels the truth behind the invention of the telephone and exposes a former president's mission to save millions from starvation.

Thursday
Jan 4
3pm | 2c
Friday
Jan 12
1am | 12c
Season 19, Episode 2

Real Life Lassie, Spy Who Went Cold and Sinking of the Andrea Doria

Don Wildman examines a heroic hound, a Soviet agent hiding in plain sight and the disastrous voyage of a luxury liner.

Sunday
Mar 11
10am | 9c
Season 12, Episode 2

Kensington Runestone, Smile! You're Being Hijacked and Harriet the Spy

Don Wildman examines a strange stone tablet which may hold the key to America's beginnings, a model plane connected to a hijacking mistaken for a hoax and a revolver that once belonged to the first American woman to lead an armed expedition into war.

Thursday
Mar 15
4pm | 3c
Season 16, Episode 10

Beethoven's Mysterious Malady, the Great Raid and Planet X

Don Wildman examines a well-worn fire hose connected to an astonishing tale of unlikely heroes, fossilized remains found by a young paleontologist who inspired an iconic tongue twister and an unusual vehicle used in the D-Day invasion.

Saturday
Mar 24
10am | 9c
Season 18, Episode 11

Leonardo's Parachute, School Children's Blizzard and Muddy Discovery

Don Wildman examines model of a parachute invented by a world-famous renaissance man, an ancient coin made of gold that was possibly dug up by an mythical beast and a weather-beaten cabin once home to a man that changed music history.

Friday
Mar 30
12am | 11c
Thursday
Apr 5
8pm | 7c
Season 5, Episode 4

Funhouse Mummy, Playboy's Gold, Lawn Chair in the Sky

Don Wildman inspects a pistol that's tied to one of the most bizarre series of events in the history of the Wild West, a Model B Wright Brothers Flyer that once belonged to a wealthy rogue, and an ordinary lawn chair that's been rigged to fly.

Thursday
Jun 21
12pm | 11c
Season 8, Episode 6

Forgotten Lindbergh, Fordlandia, Forest Owlet Fraud

Don Wildman heads to Chicago to examine an odd glass medical device invented by an aviator, discovers in Michigan a set of tools used in a failed auto business, and visits Harvard where a bird specimen reveals a case of deception.

Thursday
Jun 21
1pm | 12c
Season 14, Episode 12

Hughes Hoax, Rat Bomb and Friday Night Liars

Don Wildman investigates a twisted tell-all about the world's most elusive billionaire, an explosive rodent infestation that helped America beat the Nazis and a conman's bogus ballgame that was brought down by his own teammates.

Thursday
Jun 21
2pm | 1c
Season 15, Episode 10

Terrible Tommy, Airplane Abduction and the Great Blondin

Don Wildman showcases a pocket watch used by a ruthless gangster in 1920s Chicago, an aircraft that disappeared over Australia after encountering a UFO and the first daredevil to brave Niagara Falls.

Thursday
Jun 21
3pm | 2c
Season 11, Episode 5

Prehistoric Mystery Meat, Invention of TP and Antony and Cleopatra

Don Wildman uncovers the truth behind a culinary caper that stunned the world, inspects a ceramic toilet that inspired a taboo-busting invention and examines a sculpture that recalls the most tragic love story of all time.

Thursday
Jun 21
4pm | 3c
Thursday
Jun 21
5pm | 4c
Season 16, Episode 12

Stagecoach Mary, Alaska Firestarter and Mummy Mystery

Don Wildman examines a daring Wild West escape by stagecoach,

Thursday
Jun 21
6pm | 5c
Season 19, Episode 12

Dickens to the Rescue, Check Off to Take Off and Waterlogged Whiskers

Don Wildman investigates a beloved British author's heroics in the face of a real-life cliffhanger, a plane crash that forever changed aviation safety and the clever cup that saved a popular facial hair fad.

Thursday
Jun 21
7pm | 6c
Season 14, Episode 13

The Girl Who Fell to Earth, the Real Ghostbusters and Eclipsed by Columbus

Don Wildman explores the story of a young girl who survived a fall from a damaged aircraft, a battle between the great Harry Houdini and spiritualists, and a lunar event that saved Christopher Columbus.

Thursday
Jun 21
8pm | 7c
Season 20, Episode 4

Presidential Cheese, Spying Space Shuttle and Liberty in the Lake

Don Wildman investigates a pestilent stench that almost overpowered a president, a dangerous incident aboard the very first space shuttle and the most incredible college prank of all time.

Thursday
Jun 21
9pm | 8c
Season 18, Episode 7

Dishwasher, Golden Lake and Bridge Buster

Don Wildman examines an antique dishwasher, a golden breastplate from an ancient civilization and a uniform worn by one brave man facing down an entire army.

Thursday
Jun 21
11pm | 10c
Season 20, Episode 4

Presidential Cheese, Spying Space Shuttle and Liberty in the Lake

Don Wildman investigates a pestilent stench that almost overpowered a president, a dangerous incident aboard the very first space shuttle and the most incredible college prank of all time.

Friday
Jun 22
12am | 11c
Season 18, Episode 7

Dishwasher, Golden Lake and Bridge Buster

Don Wildman examines an antique dishwasher, a golden breastplate from an ancient civilization and a uniform worn by one brave man facing down an entire army.

Friday
Jun 22
2am | 1c