Science & Nature
The PBS series that takes viewers behind the rope of American museums nationwide to hear from curators, staff and gallery workers.
S01:E01 - Museum of Science and Industry
Join host Leslie Mueller as she explores Chicago’s premier destination, and takes a Behind-the-Scenes tour of the famous WWII German submarine, the U-505.
S01:E02 - The Field Museum of Natural History
Leslie meets Sue, the most intact Tyrannosaurus Rex ever discovered. We take a private tour of one of fossil prep labs and learn about the 12 year process of reconstructing Sue.
S01:E03 - The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Leslie visits America’s largest art museum, New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art. Learn about this amazing 2 million sq. ft. museum that houses 5,000 yrs of world history.
S01:E04 - The John G. Shedd Aquarium
Leslie explores this unique aquarium that is home to over 32,000 aquatic animals. We take a Behind-the-Scenes peek at the beluga whales daily training session.
S01:E05 - The Adler Planetarium
Leslie travels from the 12th century world of astronomy to the Apollo moon launches. We take a Behind-the-Scenes look at rare artifacts from the planetarium’s archives.
S01:E06 - The Cloisters
Leslie takes us to Medieval Europe overlooking the Hudson River in Manhattan. We learn about its fascinating history, architecture and art objects.
S01:E07 - Museum of Broadcast Communications
Leslie learns about the broadcast world from its exciting infancy to present day. See the Radio Hall of Fame, the working vintage radio station and a special exhibition.
S01:E08 - Terra Cotta Warriors Exhibition
Travel back to ancient China with Leslie for this special exhibition at the Field Museum in Chicago. Learn about China’s 1st emperor and the 8,000 figures.
S01:E09 - The New York Botanical Garden
Explore Mother Nature with Leslie in this living museum of over 1 million plants. See the fine art of world-renowned glass artist, Dale Chihuly. We get a Behind-the-Scenes.
S01:E10 - The 'Leonardo Da Vinci' Machines Exhibition
Leslie steps back in time to the world of Leonardo da Vinci. This special exhibition is now traveling North America. The working models on view were hand crafted.