Inside the Palacio Real, Madrid
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Museum Secrets Series 3
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The incredible stories behind the world's greatest treasures In each episode, Museum Secrets travels to one extraordinary museum, revealing the stories of irreplaceable treasures, probing familiar legends and using cutting edge research and technology to investigate the unknown. Combining revelations about things we all recognise with surprises about things we've…
Inside the Chateau of Versailles
Part of the Series: Museum Secrets Series 3
What was once a royal palace is now a museum of French culture and history attracting 3 million visitors every year. Inside the Chateau of Versailles, we take a Musketeer training course to discover the real man behind the fictional D'Artagnan. We find out why Champagne bubbles (and if it's…
Inside the Israel Museum, Jerusalem
Part of the Series: Museum Secrets Series 3
Visited by a million people every year, the Israel Museum features the most extensive collection of biblical and Holy Land archaeology in the world. Inside the Israel Museum we investigate a heel bone with a nail through it that has the power to change the accepted image of Christ's crucifixion.…
The Transition to Romanticism
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Museum Secrets - Specials
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Revealing the incredible stories behind treasures Two special episodes of Museum Secrets explore the treasures hidden in two of the world's leading museums. The State Hermitage in St. Petersburg and the National Archaeological Museum of Greece are renowned for their incredibly rich collections, stunning architecture, and the prominent roles they…
Inside the State Hermitage Museum
Part of the Series: Museum Secrets
Revealing the incredible stories behind treasures Two special episodes of Museum Secrets explore the treasures hidden in two of the world's leading museums. The State Hermitage in St. Petersburg and the National Archaeological Museum of Greece are renowned for their incredibly rich collections, stunning architecture, and the prominent roles they…
Inside the National Archeological Museum of Athens
Part of the Series: Museum Secrets
Revealing the incredible stories behind treasures Two special episodes of Museum Secrets explore the treasures hidden in two of the world's leading museums. The State Hermitage in St. Petersburg and the National Archaeological Museum of Greece are renowned for their incredibly rich collections, stunning architecture, and the prominent roles they…
Inside the Topkapi Palace Museum, Istanbul
Part of the Series: Museum Secrets Series 2
Once the palace of the Sultans of the Ottoman Empire, Topkapi Palace Museum in Istanbul is a vast treasury of Islamic culture, science and weaponry, visited by over 2 million people every year. In this episode, at the foot of Istanbul's ancient walls we discover how a Muslim invader bested…
Inside the National Maritime Museum, London
Part of the Series: Museum Secrets Series 3
The National Maritime Museum collection allows visitors to trace the origins of British sea power, its accomplishments in the age of empire, and its consequences in the world today. Inside the National Maritime Museum, London, we fire musket balls at Lord Nelson to discover who really killed him. We join…
Museum Secrets Series 2
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The incredible stories behind the world's greatest treasures On a quest to find the best, and most obscure, museum exhibits and explore the secrets they hold, Museum Secrets uncovers the weird, the astonishing and fascinating wonders of the world. What unexpected device did Catherine the Great use to enhance her…
Inside the State Historical Museum, Moscow
Part of the Series: Museum Secrets Series 3
Inside the State Historical Museum, Moscow, we find out which duel killed a genius, examine the bones of Stone Age children to reveal what killed them, then ride with Polish soldiers to find out why they wore angels' wings. We descend into the torture chamber of Ivan the Terrible, then…
Inside the Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna
Part of the Series: Museum Secrets Series 2
The Kunsthistorisches Museum is a treasury of antiquities and weaponry collected by the royal family known as the Habsburgs - a dynasty that ruled much of Europe for 500 years. In this episode, we visit the crypt that entombs many generations of the Habsburg royal family, then meet a geneticist…