Mysteries at the Museum

Mysteries at the Museum

Don Wildman unearths relics from the world's greatest institutions to reveal secrets from the past. He examines each artifact to illuminate history's most incredible triumphs, sensational crimes and bizarre encounters.
Don Wildman unearths relics from the world's greatest institutions to reveal secrets from the past. He examines each artifact to illuminate history's most incredible triumphs, sensational crimes and bizarre encounters.

Season 11 (13 episodes)

  • 1. Miracle on the Hudson and More

    Original air date: 08/18/2016 Runtime: 42:15 min.

    Original air date: 08/18/2016 Runtime: 42:15 min. Don Wildman investigates the chain of events that led to the Miracle on the Hudson River, uncovers the origins of a legendary statue and examines a musical invention that struck a major chord.

  • 2. Kidnapped Filmmaker and More

    Original air date: 08/25/2016 Runtime: 42:14 min.

    Original air date: 08/25/2016 Runtime: 42:14 min. Don Wildman examines an action figure connected to a North Korean kidnapping, a gold ring that became the symbol of one slave's freedom and a 19th-century board game which was the first of its kind.

  • 3. The Spy That Saved Washington

    Original air date: 09/01/2016 Runtime: 42:15 min.

    Original air date: 09/01/2016 Runtime: 42:15 min. Don Wildman uncovers a British plot to assassinate George Washington, investigates the bizarre trial of a rooster that hatched an egg and examines America's most notorious family feud.

  • 4. Kensington Runestone and More

    Original air date: 09/08/2016 Runtime: 42:15 min.

    Original air date: 09/08/2016 Runtime: 42:15 min. Don Wildman examines a stone tablet which may hold the key to America's beginnings, a model plane connected to a hijacking and a revolver that once belonged to the first American woman to lead an armed expedition into war.

  • 5. Boston Marathon Cheat and More

    Original air date: 09/15/2016 Runtime: 42:17 min.

    Original air date: 09/15/2016 Runtime: 42:17 min. Don Wildman uncovers the truth behind one of the most audacious hoaxes in sports history, investigates the preserved remains of a terrifying beast and inspects a watch linked to a presidential scandal.

  • 6. Death of the Ice Cream Blonde

    Original air date: 09/22/2016 Runtime: 42:11 min.

    Original air date: 09/22/2016 Runtime: 42:11 min. Don Wildman examines the mysterious death of one of Hollywood's most beloved stars, the amazing discovery made during the search for the elusive Loch Ness Monster and a tone-deaf diva who took center stage at Carnegie Hall.

  • 7. Man on Wire and More

    Original air date: 09/29/2016 Runtime: 42:15 min.

    Original air date: 09/29/2016 Runtime: 42:15 min. Don Wildman examines the greatest high-wire stunt in history, investigates the incredible lengths Thomas Jefferson took to preserve America's reputation and unravels one of the most bizarre hoaxes the world has ever seen.

  • 8. Hedy Lamarr's Escape and More

    Original air date: 10/06/2016 Runtime: 42:16 min.

    Original air date: 10/06/2016 Runtime: 42:16 min. Don Wildman investigates one of the most dramatic escapes in Hollywood history, the downfall of England's most notorious twins and a mysterious tale that has spooked a North Carolina town for decades.

  • 9. Prehistoric Meat and More

    Original air date: 10/13/2016 Runtime: 42:16 min.

    Original air date: 10/13/2016 Runtime: 42:16 min. Don 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.

  • 10. Big Eyes and More

    Original air date: 10/20/2016 Runtime: 42:15 min.

    Original air date: 10/20/2016 Runtime: 42:15 min. Don 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 a pirate who terrorized the high seas.

  • 11. White House Water and More

    Original air date: 10/27/2016 Runtime: 42:15 min.

    Original air date: 10/27/2016 Runtime: 42:15 min. Don 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.

  • 12. Tonya vs. Nancy and More

    Original air date: 10/28/2016 Runtime: 42:14 min.

    Original air date: 10/28/2016 Runtime: 42:14 min. Don 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.

  • 13. When Twain Met Sawyer and More

    Original air date: 11/03/2016 Runtime: 42:14 min.

    Original air date: 11/03/2016 Runtime: 42:14 min. Don investigates the unknown story behind a literary legend, the inspiring tale behind a group of rookie heroes and an army of Roman ghosts.