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Mysteries at the Museum is a television program that explains the history surrounding museum artifacts. Each episode exhibits artifacts from various museums around the country. The show then focuses on a few artifacts per episode, explaining the artifacts' origin, history, and the reason for its display.

Mysteries at the Museum is appropriate for most age levels, though is aimed mostly at an older viewing audience interested in learning about history. Each episode runs one-hour in length and examines several different artifacts. Viewers can use the information for personal interest, or to plan a trip to various U.S. cities to learn more regarding the featured museums and artifacts.

The show is hosted by Don Wildman, also known for his work on Weird Travels and Monumental Mysteries. The show airs on The Travel Channel. Check your local listings for day and time.

Thursday 9:00 PM et/pt on Travel Channel
12 Seasons, 184 Episodes - Currently Airing
November 2, 2010
Family, History, Travel
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Mysteries at the Museum Full Episode Guide

  • Don Wildman examines a painting at the center of an art world scandal, a 19th century medallion connected to the case of a young girl with seemingly magnetic powers and a blunderbuss that recalls an infamous pirate who terrorized the high seas.

  • 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.

  • Included: a great high-wire stunt; Thomas Jefferson's above-and-beyond efforts to preserve America's reputation; and a bizarre hoax.

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