History Documentaries

A good history doc is what the documentary addict in you needs. People say that the best judge of future actions is to look toward our past history. From grim to wonderful, we have done some amazing things and history has been made. The category of history docs will have something interesting in there for any and all.

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A Woman's Touch - The National Museum of Women in the Arts

A Woman's Touch - The National Museum of Women in the Arts

The National Museum of Women in the Arts in Washington D.C. offers the single most important co...

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A World of Art - The Metropolitan Museum of Art

A World of Art - The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Founded in 1870, the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City is a three dimensional encyclope...

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American Soul - The DuSable Museum of African-American History

American Soul - The DuSable Museum of African-American History

Founded in 1961, the DuSable is one of the first African-American museums in the country. The mus...

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Boston Children's Museum

Boston Children's Museum

Rummaging through a trunk of old clothes in the Grandparent's Attic display, children are not jus...

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China - West Meets East at The Metropolitan Museum of Art

China - West Meets East at The Metropolitan Museum of Art

The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City is home to the finest collection of Chinese maste...

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Collective Vision - The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum

Collective Vision - The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum

Isabella Stewart Gardner traveled the globe for over three decades, assembling one of the world's...

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Curious About Cuba - The Great Museums of Havana

Curious About Cuba - The Great Museums of Havana

"Curious About Cuba" shows a side of the island nation that we seldom hear about: her art, histor...

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Face of America - The Ellis Island Immigration Museum

Face of America - The Ellis Island Immigration Museum

More than 100 million Americans can trace their ancestry to New York's Ellis Island. Produced fo...

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Horse Power - The National Museum of Racing

Horse Power - The National Museum of Racing

Learn the history of thoroughbred horse racing at the National Racing Museum. Produced for Publi...

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In Our Time - The Museum of Modern Art

In Our Time - The Museum of Modern Art

What do the superstars of modern art have in common with the Vincent Black Shadow motorcyle? The...

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Riches Rivals and Radicals - 100 Years of Museums in America

Riches Rivals and Radicals - 100 Years of Museums in America

"Riches, Rivals, and Radicals: 100 Years of Museums in America" is filled with characters whose f...

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The Blues Lives On - The Delta Blues Museum

The Blues Lives On - The Delta Blues Museum

Located in Clarksdale, Mississippi, this museum tells the powerful story of the origins of the De...

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The Genius of Design - Blueprints for War

The Genius of Design - Blueprints for War

The military machines designed for combat in the Second World War by Germany, Britain, the USSR a...

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Trial By Fire - The New York City Fire Museum

Trial By Fire - The New York City Fire Museum

Housed in a 1904 firehouse, this museum chronicles the history of firefighting from colonial time...

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Triumph of the Spirit - The National D-Day Museum

Triumph of the Spirit - The National D-Day Museum

Now called The National World War Two Museum, this New Orleans-based museum tells the story of wh...

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Wild Thing - The Smithsonian National Zoo

Wild Thing - The Smithsonian National Zoo

As part of a worldwide conservation effort, scientists at the National Zoo breed endangered speci...

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