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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, 196 Episodes - Currently Airing
November 2, 2010
Family, History, Travel
8.3/10
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Mysteries at the Museum Full Episode Guide

  • Don Wildman explores a story about a man who turned a pile of rocks into a gold mine, examines a suit of armor linked to a party that led to years of war and uncovers the truth behind an event that put Johnson in the White House.

  • Don Wildman examines a species of Asian cobra that invaded a small town in Missouri. Then, he inspects a carriage that was the site of a bizarre murder. Finally, he learns about a wealthy daredevil who swam with sharks to prove they were harmless.

  • Don Wildman examines the origins of a mythical unicorn featured at a popular circus, the baffling case of a missing U.S. politician and an attack by one of the deadliest creatures on the planet.

  • Don Wildman examines the origins of a mythical unicorn featured at a popular circus, the baffling case of a missing U.S. politician and an attack by one of the deadliest creatures on the planet.

  • Don Wildman researches one of the most challenging bomb cases in FBI history, a mysterious encounter with a legendary beast and an artful scientist that accidentally uncovered a revolutionary medicine.

  • Don Wildman investigates a risky ride fueled by love, explores a town plagued by the undead and uncovers one of the biggest rescue operations of WWII.

  • A fish species that was part of an unusual storm is examined by host Don Wildman. Then, he learns about the kidnapping of an oil baron's grandson; and an underwater oxygen tank that was the early version of scuba.

  • Don Wildman investigates the unknown story behind a literary legend, the inspiring tale behind a group of rookie heroes and an army of Roman ghosts.

  • Don Wildman examines a scorecard connected to a legendary figure skating rivalry, an underwater microphone which detected an unlikely World War II enemy and the skull of a tiny animal behind a decades-old canine curse.

  • Don Wildman examines a string of mysterious deaths in the White House, a woman who took a pioneering plunge and an ancient chalice that could be the elusive Holy Grail.

  • 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.

  • The mysterious death of a beloved Hollywood star is examined by host Don Wildman. Also: an amazing discovery made during the search for Scotland's legendary Loch Ness Monster; and the story of a tone-deaf, would-be diva playing Carnegie Hall.

  • Examining what is possibly one of the most audacious hoaxes in sports history; and investigating the preserved remains of a terrifying beast. Also: Host Don Wildman inspects a watch with a link to a presidential scandal.

  • Don Wildman examines a strange stone tablet that 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.

  • Don investigates a spy, a demonic rooster and a bitter blood feud.

  • An action figure connected to a North Korean kidnapping; a gold ring as a symbol of freedom; a 19th-century board game.

  • Don examines a famous flight, an iconic statue and a musical machine.

  • Don Wildman examines a bell, a suspicious chef and a devilish fiend.

  • Don Wildman takes a closer look at a diamond heist, a bloodthirsty shark and a pistol.

  • Don Wildman examines bones found beneath Benjamin Franklin's home, a woman's brave attempt to save a hijacked plane and an author's mission to have his work published.

  • Don Wildman investigates a disappearance, a jersey and a cannibal's knife.

  • Don Wildman examines a hero's medal, a terrifying statue and a newspaper.

  • Don examines a gambling geek, a golden experiment and a fearless heroine.

  • Don Wildman examines a brave hero, a civil-rights pioneer and a bizarre UFO sighting.

  • Don Wildman examines a bizarre bird, an outer space disaster and a family feud.

  • Don Wildman examines a bold mission, an urban revolution and a devilish scheme.

  • Host Don Wildman investigates a nuclear malfunction, a crate and an astounding rescue.

  • Don Wildman investigates a town gripped by a bizarre plague, the mix-up that spawned a holiday tradition and a woman's mission to take on the world.

  • Don investigates a dress, a toxic substance and a massive plane.

  • Don Wildman examines a hat that inspired a shocking act of deception, a medal belonging to a woman who was behind the building of the Brooklyn Bridge and an ingenious contraption that saved pigeons and helped win World War II.

  • Don Wildman examines a pair of glasses linked to a mysterious death, unearths the truth behind a deep sea monster and unravels the story behind one of history's greatest escapes.

  • Don Wildman examines a statue that seemed to have taken a life of its own, a strange skull from a beast that once was the star of the big top and a small carving of an infamous dictator.

  • Host Don Wildman examines tunnel tiles, a medal linked to one of history's greatest swindles and a doghouse connected to an incredible journey.

  • Don Wildman examines an escape, a legendary beast and a bizarre recording.

  • Don Wildman examines a Van Gogh painting, a runner's dress and a plane.

  • Don Wildman examines a crossbow, a tell-all memoir and an arcade game.

  • Don Wildman inspects a deadly substance, a train and a legendary creature.

  • Don Wildman explores a high seas drama, a mythical beast and an outlaw.

  • Don Wildman examines a spider, a circus attraction and a can of beans.

  • Don Wildman inspects a velvet painting, a distorted skull and a video game.

  • Host Don Wildman examines an electric chair, a marble table, and a yearbook.

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