Don revisits the National Museum of the US Air Force in Dayton, OH, to find out if the first being sent into space survived the mission. Also, displayed at the Allen County Public Library in Indiana is a rare photograph of Lincoln with his wife -- taken many years after his assassination.
Don Wildman revisits the most fascinating secrets tucked away in New England museums. He takes us back to Fall River, MA, where a 19th-century hatchet may have borne witness to the gruesome killings by the infamous Lizzie Borden. Also, a torn vintage dress found at the University of New Hampshire Library may harbor evidence of an alien abduction.
Don explores the freakiest mysteries -- from the plaster cast of Siamese twins, Cheng and Eng at the Mutter Museum in Philadelphia to one of the most startling exhibits at the Detroit Science Center, where 2 dozen 200-year-old corpses are perfectly preserved.
Don Wildman relives the most captivating tales of destruction in the Mysteries at the Museum archives. His first stop: the International Spy Museum in Washington, DC, where he finds an inconspicuous, yet exceedingly sinister weapon. Also, a faded sheet of parchment at the Massachusetts Historical Society represents an attempt to save the life of a woman caught up in the most infamous witch hunt in American history.
Don Wildman revisits the most intriguing conspiracies in history that'll leave you wondering what's fact and what's fiction -- from the sudden death of one of Hollywood's most beloved starlets to a sinister plot to rig the state lottery drawing.
Don Wildman revisits the most notorious mysteries from a simple wheelbarrow that tells a grim and gruesome tale of greed and murder to a small bottle once filled with a doctor-recommended miracle cure-all that ended up disfiguring and often killing it's hopeful recipients.
Don Wildman revisits the Ultimate Adventures from Mysteries at the Museum. Learn about a sled dog who traversed the arctic, an infamous spy's escape from the clutches of the Soviet Secret Police, and an astronaut who played an intergalactic game of golf.
In this special episode, Don Wildman examines the unexplained tales from Mysteries at the Museum. He revisits an enigmatic embroidery, created by a woman who claimed to subsist without food, a prized revolver linked to Billy the Kid, and an ornately designed book of all the birds of North America ... including some utterly inexplicable species.
In this special episode, host Don Wildman reveals the Most Iconic tales from Mysteries at the Museum. He revisits the secrets of an infamous drug syndicate, an armored limousine at the center of an assassination plot, and a holster from the nation's most infamous outlaw.
In a special edition of Mysteries at the Museum, Don Wildman uncovers the secrets of the South. He revisits a stack of strange sketches, a barrel from a shipwreck and the footprint of a mysterious bayou creature.
In this special episode, host Don Wildman examines the creepiest tales from Mysteries at the Museum. He revisits a copper cross that loomed over a hospital during a shocking exorcism, an antique brass bell worn by a legendary beast, and a wooden hut that housed one of the nation's most infamous killers.
Don Wildman revisits slides of brain tissue from the world's most beloved genius, a tin trunk that some say proved the existence of spirits, and a uniform worn by a highly unorthodox doctor who practiced a radical form of surgery.
On this special Secrets of D.C. edition of Mysteries at the Museum Host Don Wildman investigates a standard-issue US Postal Service mailbox at the International Spy Museum in Washington D.C. This commonplace item was the centerpiece of one of the most devastating Cold War spy cases. Encased at the Ford's Theatre Museum in Washington, D.C. visitors can admire a seemingly primitive weapon - brass knuckles - that was used to protect one of America's most celebrated presidents against a murderous plot. And at the Newseum in Washington D.C., a simple five cent nickel sliced in half was used as an unlikely tool to conceal international secrets.
Don Wildman inspects an ordinary uniform that played a surprising role in an infamous psychology experiment, a simple fabric swatch that ushered a colorful new era into the world of fashion and a pair of running shoes worn by an extraordinary athlete seeking Olympic redemption.
Host Don Wildman examines an electric pen that proved to be a failure in the American office, a lawn chair that reached incredible heights and a dollhouse-like diorama whose horrid contents changed crime investigations forever.
Host Don Wildman examines a pair of ostrich feathers which sparked a salacious controversy during Chicago's 1933 World's Fair, an infamous animal skull at Chicago's Field Museum and a prison cell that harbored nightly terrors for Chicago's most infamous mobster.
Host Don Wildman sets his sights on a shotgun wielded by the Wild West's most gallant bandit, an ice axe on which the fate of seven mountain climbers teetered and a makeup kit used in a rescue mission.
On this special, explosive Mysteries at the Museum, host Don Wildman investigates a dangerous pair of sneakers, a helmet worn by a man who dared to take on a desert inferno and an oscilloscope.
Host Don Wildman examines a seared poker chip that was salvaged from the MGM Grand hotel and casino in the wake of a devastating fire, a 1950s-era barber's chair that bore witness to a real-life mafia assassination that helped inspire a classic American movie, and a small electronic device devised by two MIT professors who used it to solve one of the greatest mathematical mysteries of all time and beat one of gambling's toughest games, roulette.
Host Don Wildman examines a school bus that was at the center of one of the biggest kidnappings in U.S. history, a manuscript that tells an incredible and true tale of a shipwrecked crew's harrowing ordeal in the Sahara desert, and a peculiar set of stones that were once believed to have talisman-like powers, causing them to be more valuable than gold or silver.
Host Don Wildman examines a dress from an infamous and allegedly cursed Hollywood epic, a surfboard that bears the striking evidence of a violent and horrific encounter with a deadly shark, and a piece of metal shrapnel that played a central role in a bizarre and, some say, otherworldly encounter in the skies over Los Angeles.
Don Wildman unwraps the gummy origins of one of America's favorite habits, digs into a rocky tale of an out-of-this world heist and studies some inscriptions on a sheet of airplane metal linked to heroism and heartbreak.
Host Don Wildman examines a lantern used by a young woman who rushed out into a swirling storm to save endangered travelers, a taxidermied canine who bravely came to the aid of weary soldiers on the frontlines, and a replica of a deep space explorer that almost didn't make an earth shattering discovery on Mars.
Host Don Wildman examines an old pistol that is linked to an infamous outlaw, a bizarre-looking specimen, and a jar of strange sea plankton that is tied to one of the most infamous horror films of all time.
Host Don Wildman inspects a mystifying machine whose origins can be traced back to a bizarre prophecy, a poster for a magician whose death-defying act thrilled audiences before going tragically awry, and a video camera that recorded an out-of-this world moment above the city of Phoenix.
Host Don Wildman examines a black and white negative with a peculiar image that was part of a sinister plot, a homemade barrel used in an unprecedented and perilous stunt, and a curious handbill depicting crudely sketched scenes that is linked to a groundbreaking medical invention.
Host Don Wildman investigates a mysterious mass at the center of a presidential cover-up, a deadly device connected to a top-secret espionage mission behind enemy, and a doll that was part of an audacious undercover exploit to sneak medicine to wounded soldiers.
Host Don Wildman examines a cotton doll that recalls a Southern woman's tragic fate, a weathered trunk at the center of a mystery more than 150 years in the making, and a television set that was at the center of a top-secret government operation at the height of the Cold War.
Situated in a small, Washington, D.C. courtyard is a five and a half foot tall, bronze statue that some say has caused pregnant women to miscarry and is reported to have killed a college student. Could this eerie sculpture be possessed? On the national mall stands a towering monument commemorating the country's first president. How did its design and link to a secret society give rise to rumors that the Washington Monument is really an emblem of evil? And in a remote region of South Dakota is America's most famous sculpture, Mount Rushmore. How did its creation spawn tales that there is a secret vault hidden behind these four, iconic portraits.
In this special episode, Don Wildman examines a piece of scorched debris that sparked a worldwide panic, a taxidermied primate that soared to new heights and a seemingly ordinary pen that reportedly played a crucial role in a historic cosmic quest.
In this special episode, Don Wildman gazes upon a locomotive linked to a daring heist, sets his sights on a shotgun wielded by a gallant bandit and inspects a manuscript that reexamines an iconic outlaw's legendary tale.
Don Wildman investigates the men and women who pushed the limits, including a parachuting thrill seeker who reached new heights as a real-life Batman and one woman who went over Niagara Falls and into the history books.
Don Wildman investigates the revolutionary ideas and iconic inventions that helped shape the modern world, including the story about a man who turned a pile of rocks into a gold mine and the tale of a woman who made Tupperware the life of the party.
Don Wildman examines an enigmatic canoe that unlocked the origins of a forgotten civilization, the tale of a colony that vanished into thin air and an army buried underground in pursuit of eternal life.
Don Wildman examines a bear cub that captured the heart of America, a horse that could allegedly solve math problems and a heroic canine that saved a village.
Don Wildman investigates a culinary caper that fooled the world, a legendary radio broadcast from outer space and a car that promised an automotive revolution.
Don Wildman investigates a president who saved his fellow sailors during WWII, the drunken election that gave George Washington his big break and a First Lady who risked it all to save a national treasure.
Don Wildman investigates the stories behind the world's most infamous heists and scams, including a rigged game show where the contestants knew the answers and an artistic treasure that was stolen right off the museum's walls.
Don Wildman investigates the stories behind the world's most legendary monsters, including a prehistoric bone that sent shock waves through the academic community and the search for the elusive Loch Ness Monster.
Don Wildman highlights harrowing tales of survival against the odds, including a rescue mission inside an active volcano and a dramatic kidnapping with a Hollywood ending.
Don Wildman investigates some of history's greatest rivalries, including a figure skating showdown with a violent twist, a chess match championship at the height of the Cold War and a race between two titans of industry.
Don Wildman investigates a house overrun by violent spirits, a poltergeist that terrorizes a family and a paranormal real estate deal.
Don Wildman examines plants with a sensitive disposition, an alchemist's eccentric experiment and a collection of seeds that were out of this world.
Don Wildman investigates a miraculous air bubble on the ocean floor, one man's unbelievable fight for survival against the odds and a terrifying hijacking off the coast of Somalia.
Don Wildman investigates the legend of the Holy Grail, a golden fortune hidden under the ocean and an earth-shattering bonanza that changed the American west forever.
Don Wildman investigates how one crafty woman launched a delicious artistic career, the invention of an explosive new treat and a specimen linked to a deadly case of mass hysteria.
Don Wildman investigates an engineer's daring mission to save a high-flying zeppelin, a record-breaking stunt that changed aviation forever and a pioneering woman's quest to dominate the skies.
Don Wildman investigates a woman who claimed to give birth to rabbits, a curious case of a young girl with magnetic superpowers and an epidemic of explosive teeth.
Don Wildman investigates a seductive spy who used her assets to steal Nazi codes, a founding father's outrageous literary hoax and a mysterious golfer with an enormous talent and a dark past he couldn't escape.
Don Wildman investigates the origin of a legendary statue, a national symbol designed by a high school student and the Liberty Bell's narrow escape from the British army.
Don Wildman investigates a bizarre case of glistening orbs over a stadium, unusual patterns in crop fields and a NASA photograph that launched an alien conspiracy.
Don Wildman investigates a scam artist who sold the Eiffel Tower, the man who invented the Ponzi scheme and a computer nerd who became the world's greatest slot cheat.
Don Wildman investigates one of the most prolific bank robbers in history, the first female detective in the NYPD and a ruthless crook who was caught red handed.
Don Wildman investigates how the Eiffel Tower was almost torn down, the suspicious death of a legendary artist and a new theory on the sinking of the Titanic.
Don Wildman investigates an underwater breathing machine, an out-of-this-world fabric fastener and a musical invention that struck a major chord.
Don Wildman investigates a professor's lifelong quest to uncover an ancient city, a record-breaking race around the world inspired by Jules Verne and a journey by snowmobile to the North Pole.
Don Wildman investigates a real-life sea monster, an underwater creature that became an unlikely WWII enemy and a mysterious design discovered on the ocean floor.
Don Wildman investigates the origins of a real unicorn featured at a popular circus, the bizarre trial of a rooster that hatched an egg and a legendary creature from the American West.
Don Wildman investigates a nuclear malfunction that almost destroyed the world, an underground bunker for members of Congress and a daring WWII plot to sabotage the Nazis' nuclear program.
Don Wildman investigates a legendary marksman who faced a terrible challenge, the real wizard behind the curtain and a mysterious ring that inspired a literary masterpiece.
Don Wildman searches for the identity of one of America's most notorious serial killers. He meets with a retired inspector who worked on the case, learns code breaking from an expert cryptographer and reveals a new theory on who may be responsible.
Don Wildman travels to Dallas to question eyewitnesses, scrutinize 50-year-old files and examine brand-new evidence surrounding the greatest mystery of them all: Did Lee Harvey Oswald assassinate President John F. Kennedy?