Host Jamie Theakston attempts to uncover the true stories surrounding the great treasures, long-held conspiracy theories, ancient relics and lost civilizations that are often omitted from the history books.
Legend has it that Japanese soldiers buried a vast collection of valuable relics and gold in the Philippines during World War II. Follow treasure hunters as they search to discover if this mythical plunder is real or just a myth.
The Turin Shroud is believed to be proof of the existence of Jesus, but skeptics disagree. Follow experts as they explore this ancient relic to determine if the shroud is genuine, or one of the most elaborate hoaxes in history.
The Nazis plundered museums and private collections during WWII for priceless works of art. Rumor has it that Hitler was also on a quest for holy relics, especially the holy grail, and the power that possessing these objects would bring.
Distinguished museums have collected a handful of mysterious crystal skulls, and some believe they contain supernatural powers. Join experts as they consider if these crystals are genuine artifacts or if they're modern fakes.
A mysterious rock formation in Turkey is believed to be the physical remains of Noah's Ark. Join scientists as they determine if this site contains biblical remains, or if there are other more likely geological explanations.
As their quest for world domination grew, the Nazis began to develop a bizarre mythology based on ancient pagan beliefs. Join experts as they examine how far the Nazis may have gone to transform their party into an occult-like political religion.
Shrouded in mystery, Vatican City is one of the most secret places on Earth. It's believed that some of its greatest secrets aren't so ancient, and that the answers to these and many other historical controversies are hidden within its secret archives.
The Bermuda Triangle and its vanishings defy reason and have remained bewildering for many years. Join experts as they speculate the paranormal and otherworldly forces that may explain the perplexing nature of these mysterious waters.
According to the Bible, the great acts of Moses were miracles performed by God, but archaeologists dismiss these stories as fiction. Follow experts as they question if there is any scientific truth behind Moses, or if his existence is simply myth.
The Salem witch trials created mass hysteria and resulted in the judicial execution of 20 innocent people. Many believe that Salem, MA, remains haunted, with some using modern witchcraft to appease vengeful spirits and lift this legendary curse.