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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
14 Seasons, 230 Episodes
November 2, 2010
Family, History, Travel
8.2/10
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Mysteries at the Museum Full Episode Guide

  • Don examines a saddle cover that traversed the Wild West, a newspaper article that saved a politician and a Civil War-era horse cart that changed the face of battlefield medicine.

  • Don inspects a seemingly possessed potato, examines an old chair connected to an intoxicating chapter in the life of George Washington and investigates the surprising origins of a famous paranormal communication device.

  • Don examines a patriotic pigeon, a conman and a famous uncle.

  • Don investigates a four-legged firefighter and a bizarre mass from space.

  • Don investigates a life-threatening aviation adventure, a medical mystery with a creepy cure and an incredible race to the stars.

  • Don investigates an outrageous escape over an iconic wall, an unsung Civil War hero and a president caught up in a mysterious close encounter.

  • Don examines a hero horse who risked her life, a culinary mystery about a popular salad dressing and an Olympic runner's battle with polio.

  • Don Wildman tells the story of a harness worn by a real-life Smokey the Bear, investigates the remnants of a space mass that landed in Wisconsin and uncovers the shocking truth behind Napoleon's downfall with an ornate saddle.

  • Don Wildman examines a hero horse who risked her life, a culinary mystery about a popular salad dressing and an Olympic runner's battle with polio.

  • Host Don Wildman examines a prehistoric bone, a war mission and a shopping strategy.

  • Don examines a mysterious rowing oar, a gold nugget and a bizarre fossil.

  • Don investigates an act of heroism, a daring rescue and a unique art form.

  • Don examines a piece of a controversial haunted house, a ghost army that saved World War II and a golfer with a mysterious past.

  • Don investigates one of history's greatest archaeological discoveries, a high-flying heroine and a most unusual furry soldier.

  • Don examines a novel supposedly written by the ghost of a legendary author, a painting that isn't quite what it seems and a replica of the plane that flew in the first commercial airline flight.

  • Don Wildman examines a novel supposedly written by the ghost of a legendary author, a painting that isn't quite what it seems and a replica of the plane that flew in the first commercial airline flight.

  • Don Wildman inspects a book about a four-legged mathematician, examines the birth of the automobile and investigates a mysterious underground corkscrew.

  • Don Wildman examines a patriotic pig that helped fund World War II, a man's trek to rescue his crew during an brutal Arctic expedition and two activists who risked their lives to take down a superpower and save the whales.

  • Don Wildman examines a boulder covered in strange carvings that could turn American history on its head, a sword belonging to an explorer accused of treason and the marble bust of a great leader who tried to untangle an ancient puzzle.

  • Don travels across America in search of answers about the dinosaurs.

  • Don Wildman examines a war-time surgery that was truly life or death, a magician that challenged the legendary Harry Houdini and a race to discover wireless communication that lead to a slimy invention.

  • Don explores the myths and mysteries behind the nation's nerve center.

  • Don investigates a mysterious canoe, a miracle elixir and a spooky bust.

  • Don unearths the real story behind the world's greatest prison escape.

  • Why exactly did the Titanic sink, and how could it have been avoided? Don Wildman goes on the scene to investigate one of the world's most iconic mysteries.

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