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Mysteries at the Museum

"The Conqueror's Curse, Play-Doh, Poe Murder"

A dress worn by an infamous Hollywood movie star; a lump of gray clay; a faded brown document from a murder case.  (Repeat)

Thu 9/10 11:00 PM  TRAV
Duration: 1 hour
Rated: TV-PG
Travel, Interests

Don Wildman (Host)

01:00 PM
"Monumental Mysteries Special"  An eerie bronze sculpture in a Washington D.C. courtyard that may be possessed; secrets of Mount Rushmore.  (Repeat) TRAV
02:00 PM
"Lotto Scam; Somali Pirates; Haunted Plane"  Don inspects the only known lottery scam ticket; a lifeboat that survived a hijacking; a damaged plane part that might be responsible for ghost sightings.  (Repeat) TRAV
03:00 PM
"Prophet Of Oak Ridge; Human Scalp; Mothman"  Historic journey through Death Valley; a group of bricks at a Civil War prison break; a human scalp that tells a tale of bravery.  (Repeat) TRAV
04:00 PM
"Psychic Horse; Strange Story of Rubber; Pulaski Axe"  An animal's ability to predict the future; an accidental discovery; an innovative tool that changed heroes' jobs.  (Repeat) TRAV
05:00 PM
"Love Canal; Duquesne Spy Ring; Survival in the Colonies"  A property deed tied to an epic fight for justice; a shortwave radio seen as a threat to U.S. security; a human skull speaks.  (Repeat) TRAV
06:00 PM
"Crossword Code; Ampelmann; Brushy Bill"  A puzzling crossword; a set of traffic signals; a set of leg iron shackles.  (Repeat) TRAV
07:00 PM
"Goat Gland Doctor, Legend of the Red Ghost, Easter Island"  Don inspects a uniform worn by a highly unorthodox doctor, examines an antique bell linked to a monstrous creature known as the Red Ghost, and investigates a massive stone monolith.  (Repeat) TRAV
08:00 PM
"Invention of the Mile High Club, The Attempted Assassination of Andrew Jackson, Zip to Zap"  An aeronautical device with a claim to fame; a cane that thwarted presidential assassin; a souvenir T-shirt from an outlandish event.  (Repeat) TRAV
10:00 PM
"Birth of the Road Map; Attack of the Killer Bees; Invention of the Gas Mask"  An iconic road sign; a tiny bee specimen; an unusual gas mask invented by a pioneering man.  (Repeat) TRAV
11:00 PM
"S.S. Eastland Disaster, Lost Gold Mine, Smuttynose Murders"  Uncovering the cause of the Eastland Disaster; a possible map to a gold mine; the weapon in a double murder.  (Repeat) TRAV
Mysteries at the Museum

The extraordinary, often bizarre treasures housed in America's museums represent wondrous chapters in history, but a physical display can tell only part of their story. Behind each artifact are amazing tales and secrets to be revealed -- tales sometimes brimming with scandal, mystery, murder and intrigue. In ``Mysteries at the Museum,'' host Don Wildman visits a wide variety of museums across the United States, taking viewers on a sometimes shocking tour of America's past by re-examining what's been left behind. Interviews, archival footage and re-enactments bring to life the artifacts' enduring mysteries, some that have never been told before on television.

Current cast
Don Wildman

Program data from Tribune Media Services, Inc.