Find out how the Romans used their masterful engineering skills to build an aqueduct from Zaghouan to Carthage that stretched for 80 miles.
Visit the historically rich nation of Tunisia and enter the Bardo Museum. Here, thousands of artifacts from local excavations fill the halls. Dating from the Carthaginian, Roman, Byzantine, and Ottoman periods, each of these relics has a story to tell. Join us as we explore the world of gladiators, where fire catapults are tested for their killing power, and examine the truth behind an alleged dark ritual of child sacrifice. Then venture outside as we follow a Star Wars super-fan on his visit to the land where Luke Skywalker was raised.
Access even more free Smithsonian Channel full episodes and documentaries online through participating TV providers.
Find out if your television provider carries Smithsonian Channel on air.
Don't panic! It's simple to upgrade to the latest version of one of these browsers:
Don't panic! To get the best possible experience on smithsonianchannel.com we recommend you upgrade your operating system.
For the best possible site experience, please use Chrome for Android.
Add username "SmithsonianChan" on Snapchat for fun and fascinating facts. We'll be sharing spontaneous photos and videos as inspiration strikes.