Museum Secrets Revealed: Inside the Kunsthistorisches Museum
Enter a museum filled with family secrets. Here in the Kunsthistorisches Museum in Vienna, a treasury of antiquities and weaponry is on display, all collected by the Habsburg family, a dynasty that ruled much of Europe for 500 years. The artifacts are fascinating, as are the dark and strange stories behind them. Follow detectives, geneticists, and other experts as they explore galleries, hallways, and even family crypt, to uncover relics that reveal stories of theft, fraud, incest and more.
What Happened to the Habsburgs?
The Habsburgs were once the most powerful family in Austria, but as they tried to strengthen the bloodline by intermarrying, a lack of genetic diversity ended up being their downfall.