Museum Secrets travels to the world's most stunning museums in search of extraordinary artefacts. With each episode focusing on a different museum, world-renowned historians, experts and curators tell some great historical stories.
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The Challenger and Columbia shuttle disasters are notorious but there were others...
You know the main events, but what about the hidden ones?
When they weren’t out on the high seas, the Vikings engaged in elaborate rituals...
Dan Snow embarks on a journey that's filled with genuine danger and thrilling beauty.
When the ship Batavia was shipwrecked, being stranded was the least of the crew's worries.
Did you know the worst maritime disaster to occur during peacetime was not the Titanic?
It was the seemingly ordinary ship that became a symbol of a brave new Britain…
Here are some of the facts behind the glittering legend of their dynasty.