The Best Episodes of Mysteries at the Museum

Prison Experiment, The Real Noah's Ark, The Informant

#1 - Prison Experiment, The Real Noah's Ark, The Informant 8.60

Season 5 - Episode 11

Don Wildman investigates a tattered briefcase belonging to an eccentric doctor who went to gruesome lengths in search of the fountain of youth, a massive chunk of stone which some believe is the fossilized remains of a biblical ship, and a reel-to-reel tape recorder used by one of the FBI's most prolific and notorious informants.

Mysteries at the Museum: Most Notorious

#2 - Mysteries at the Museum: Most Notorious 8.50

Season 3 - Episode 18

A deadly tonic; prison break that took a year to accomplish; a wheel that aided in a crime spree.

Unbelievable

#3 - Unbelievable 8.40

Season 5 - Episode 16

Proof of alien intelligence; an antique fire truck; a damaged airplane part.

The Death William Wood, Hacker Spy, Skunk Ape

#4 - The Death William Wood, Hacker Spy, Skunk Ape 8.38

Season 5 - Episode 10

Don Wildman investigates a set of tattered and chipped ventriloquist dummies, a rudimentary electronic device and a plaster cast that may prove the existence of a creature thought only to exist in myths.

Miracle Car, Glass Harmonica, Yankee Spy

#5 - Miracle Car, Glass Harmonica, Yankee Spy 8.30

Season 6 - Episode 1

Don Wildman investigates a bright yellow car that once represented the promise of an automotive revolution, a mysterious musical instrument, and a strip of paper with a secret message that was passed across enemy lines.

Great Baby Race, Citizen Hearst, Bobbie the Wonder Dog

#6 - Great Baby Race, Citizen Hearst, Bobbie the Wonder Dog 8.20

Season 10 - Episode 9

Don Wildman inspects tiles from a tunnel, a film reel and a doghouse.

Squeaky Fromme, Hodag, Typhoid Mary

#7 - Squeaky Fromme, Hodag, Typhoid Mary 8.15

Season 5 - Episode 3

Don Wildman examines a weapon involved in a twisted plot to assassinate a US president, a beast that some believed terrorized people in Wisconsin, and a file that speaks of a notorious woman whose illness brought fear to New York City.

The Cinder Woman, Milgram Experiment, Gold Accumulator Hoax

#8 - The Cinder Woman, Milgram Experiment, Gold Accumulator Hoax 8.14

Season 6 - Episode 6

A set of binders; a box that tested human nature; an oversized iron pot with metal rods.

Don Bolles' Quest for the Truth, Stanley's Miraculous Snake Oil, The Infamous Northfield Raid

#9 - Don Bolles' Quest for the Truth, Stanley's Miraculous Snake Oil, The Infamous Northfield Raid 8.11

Season 5 - Episode 5

Don visits an exhibit devoted to investigative journalist Don Bolles at the Newseum in Washington, D.C.; examines an alleged miracle elixir at the Center for Inquiry in Amherst, N.Y.; and learns about the Northfield Raid during a trip to Minnesota.

Sheppton Mine Disaster, Shark Attack, Erie Collar Bomb

#10 - Sheppton Mine Disaster, Shark Attack, Erie Collar Bomb 8.09

Season 4 - Episode 8

Don Wildman inspects a makeshift harness that played a role in a dangerous mine rescue, a surfboard with evidence of a brutal, deadly oceanic predator, and a crude explosive device at the center of a sinister bank heist.

Baseball Stalker, Peggy Shippen, Moon Hoax

#11 - Baseball Stalker, Peggy Shippen, Moon Hoax 8.00

Season 6 - Episode 10

Don Wildman investigates a baseball bat linked to a case of fanatical mania, a set of letters that turned a infamous tale of deceit on its head and ornate wallpaper that reveals an astounding tale of astronomical intrigue.

MGM Fire, UFO Car, Prophecy Sword

#12 - MGM Fire, UFO Car, Prophecy Sword 8.00

Season 4 - Episode 2

Don Wildman examines a poker chip that bore witness to one of Las Vegas's greatest atrocities, a 1970s police cruiser with a bizarre past and a battered Civil War sword rumored to have special powers.

The Infamous Jersey Devil, Tank Rampage, The Mysterious Death of President Harding

#13 - The Infamous Jersey Devil, Tank Rampage, The Mysterious Death of President Harding 8.00

Season 5 - Episode 6

Don examines a plaster cast of hoof prints allegedly made by the Jersey Devil. Also: a colossal tank; and a railroad car used by President Harding.

Margery The Medium, Everest Ascent, The Pastor and The Choir Singer

#14 - Margery The Medium, Everest Ascent, The Pastor and The Choir Singer 8.00

Season 5 - Episode 7

Host Don Wildman investigates a strange wooden box used in a ritual, a weather beaten oxygen tank which tells of a daring ascent and the torn hat of a local pastor found at the scene of a crime.

Jack the Ripper in New York, Jim the Penman, Locust Swarm

#15 - Jack the Ripper in New York, Jim the Penman, Locust Swarm 8.00

Season 5 - Episode 8

Don investigates an aged dossier's connection to Jack the Ripper. He also explores the story of a counterfeit $20 bill; and examines a specimen of a locust.

Kelly-Hopkinsville Encounter, Lincoln Brass Knuckles, Pneumatic Subway, Karen Silkwood Murder

#16 - Kelly-Hopkinsville Encounter, Lincoln Brass Knuckles, Pneumatic Subway, Karen Silkwood Murder 7.93

Season 3 - Episode 4

Don looks at sketches of creatures, some brass knuckles that saves a president and a secret society building.

Black Dahlia, French Angel, Sterling Hall Bombing

#17 - Black Dahlia, French Angel, Sterling Hall Bombing 7.91

Season 3 - Episode 7

A box that holds clues to Hollywood's most infamous unsolved murder; a figure that appears to be more monster than man; a notorious and deadly domestic terrorist attack.

The Dance That Seduced a City, Vanishing Lake, Mysterious Death of Bugsy Siegel

#18 - The Dance That Seduced a City, Vanishing Lake, Mysterious Death of Bugsy Siegel 7.90

Season 5 - Episode 4

At the Chicago History Museum, a pair of ostrich-feather fans tells of a risque dancer who scandalized the Chicago's World Fair. At the Joseph Jefferson Mansion and Gardens on Lake Peigneur in Louisiana, an antique urn is one of few relics to survive a terrifying earth-shaking disaster. And at the Los Angeles Police Museum, twisted bullet fragments are all that remain of a notorious gangster's brutal slaying that remains shrouded in mystery.

Santa Claus Heist, Long Island Heiress, Papago Park

#19 - Santa Claus Heist, Long Island Heiress, Papago Park 7.87

Season 4 - Episode 10

Host Don Wildman examines a pair of handcuffs that once bound the wrists of an unlikely criminal, a dress worn by a socialite at the center of a shocking crime, and a leather bag used in a legendary prison escape.

Dial M for Missing, $7 Renoir, Secret in the Attic

#20 - Dial M for Missing, $7 Renoir, Secret in the Attic 7.86

Season 7 - Episode 13

Don examines a timeworn tome that may explain the perplexing disappearance of the world's greatest mystery writer, a Renoir painting believed to have been bought for just $7, and a police ledger that tells the tale of a secretive love affair that ended in murder.

East River Blowout, The Day it Rained Meat, The Mysterious Michigan Triangle

#21 - East River Blowout, The Day it Rained Meat, The Mysterious Michigan Triangle 7.83

Season 5 - Episode 9

Don examines a piece of industrial machinery that played a part in a disaster on New York City's Easter River. Also: a glass medical jar containing a strange substance that fell from the sky; and a tattered shirt recovered from the so-called Lake Michigan Triangle.

Son of a Gun; Whale Rescue; Bottle Popping Poltergeist

#22 - Son of a Gun; Whale Rescue; Bottle Popping Poltergeist 7.83

Season 6 - Episode 13

Season 6 ends with the host examining a bullet that is connected to a seemingly Immaculate Conception. He also looks at a machine used in a remarkable marine animal rescue mission; and explores how a deck of cards inspired a classic horror film.

Strangers on a Train, Madame Tussaud, WD-40

#23 - Strangers on a Train, Madame Tussaud, WD-40 7.78

Season 6 - Episode 2

Episode Synopsis: Examining a black-and-white negative that captures part of a sinister plot; the story of wax sculptor Madame Marie Tussaud; and the history of WD-40.

The Donner Party, the Shoe Bomber, FDR’s Cane

#24 - The Donner Party, the Shoe Bomber, FDR’s Cane 7.75

Season 3 - Episode 2

Don inspects evidence that sentenced a doctor to death; birds killed by a mysterious epidemic; the Donner Party's kettle.

St. Francis Dam, Philly the Dog, Suicide Table

#25 - St. Francis Dam, Philly the Dog, Suicide Table 7.75

Season 4 - Episode 7

Host Don Wildman inspects a hunk of concrete tied to the rise and fall of a Los Angeles hero, a taxidermied dog that prowled the lines in World War I and an antique gaming table said to be imbued with a sinister curse.