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Museum Secrets Revealed

Hidden in the backrooms, basements, and restricted areas of the most famous museums lie some of history's most fascinating mysteries and tales. Embark on a behind-the-scenes, around-the-world tour that includes Madrid's Palacio Real, the Chateau of Versailles, and our own Smithsonian Institution. Discover King Herod's tomb, how a leather shield can work better than steel, and the connection between an ancient amulet and Star Trek's Mr. Spock. We examine collections, celebrated and obscure, and use cutting edge research to unlock their secrets.

On TV

    • Today
    • 3:00pm
    Jul 29
    Inside the Egyptian Museum
    • Tomorrow
    • 6:00am
    Jul 30
    Inside the Egyptian Museum
    • Wednesday
    • 9:00am
    Aug 03
    Inside the Natural History Museum of London