Museum Access

Museum Access

Museums showcase the greatest achievements of the human experience. Host Leslie Mueller goes behind the scenes talking to museum directors, curators, and creative personnel to get an insider's view.

All Past Episodes

Phillips Collection Museum - Washington D.C.

28:08 | #210 | TV-G

A private tour of the 'Migration Series' by American artist Stephen Lawrence and a Picasso discovery are showcased.

The Wild Center Nature Museum - Tupper Lake, NY

28:53 | #209 | TV-G

A tour of the treetops eco bridge Wild Walk and a Red Tail Hawk training session are featured.

Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum - Hudson River, NYC

28:45 | #208 | TV-G

Highlights include a tour of a flight deck and its aircraft, the Enterprise spacecraft, a Blue Angels aircraft, and the prototype for the U.S. Navy Skyraider.

The Bruce Museum - Greenwich, CT

29:00 | #207 | TV-G

Portraits by Toulouse-Lautrec from the Herakleidon Museum in Athens, Greece are highlighted.

Illinois Railway Museum, Union, IL

26:48 | #206 | TV-G

The museum's historic collection of trains and a restored electric streetcar are highlighted.

Mystic Seaport Museum - Mystic, CT

27:18 | #205 | TV-G

Tour the recreated New England coastal village and its centerpiece attraction the Charles Morgan.

C.I.A. Museum - Langley, VA

28:54 | #204 | TV-G

Intelligence gathering from outer space to deep in the ocean and rarely seen artifacts are explored.

Harley - Davidson Museum - Milwaukee, WI

27:56 | #203 | TV-G

Tour of this legendary American company's museum and their private collection of classic motorcycles.

SNL / Museum of Broadcast Communications - Chicago, IL

28:42 | #202 | TV-G

A private tour of the Saturday Night Live special exhibition and a behind-the-scenes look at the creative process of a week in the life of SNL.

Collings Foundation Museum - Wings of Freedom - Stow, MA

28:59 | #201 | TV-G

Private tours of the WWII P-51 Mustang and the B-17 Heavy Bomber are featured.

The Davinci Machines / Florence, Italy Workshop

25:25 | #110 | TV-G

An exploration of the world of Leonardo DaVinci includes a look at the workshop in Florence, Italy.

The New York Botanical Garden / Installation of Dale Chihuly Exhibit and WA. Workshop

25:19 | #109 | TV-G

Leslie visits the New York Botanical Garden, home to over 1 million plants, 50 gardens, and the Haupt Conservatory. Experience fine art in a botanical setting at the special exhibition featuring the work of world renowned glass artist, Dale Chihuly.

The Field Museum / Installation of Terra Cotta Warriors

25:19 | #108 | TV-G

Leslie visits the "Terra Cotta Warriors" exhibition at the Field Museum in Chicago. Enjoy a behind-the-scenes look as Field Musum team members work on this very special exhibition.

Museum of Broadcast Communications / Archives

25:09 | #107 | TV-G

Leslie visits The Museum of Broadcast Communications in Chicago to learn about the broadcast world from its infancy to present day. Then join her for a look at a private archives area where broadcast history is carefully preserved.

The Cloisters / Horticultural Work Area

28:18 | #106 | TV-G

Join Leslie in Medieval Europe at the Cloisters overlooking the majestic Hudson River in Northern Manhattan. View the world famous Unicorn Tapestries and learn how skilled craftsman created them over 500 years ago.

Adler Planetarium / Rare Instruments, James Lovell

28:54 | #105 | TV-G

Leslie Mueller travels from the 12th century world of astronomy to the Apollo XIII launch at the Adler Planetarium. Get a look at rare artifacts from the Webster Institue for the History of Astronomy.

The Shedd Aquarium / Beluga Whales Session, Hospital

25:25 | #104 | TV-G

Explore the John G. Shedd Aquarium, home to over 32,000 aquatic animals, and watch the beluga whales in one of their private training sessions.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art / Temple of Dendur

28:14 | #103 | TV-G

Join Leslie Mueller in America's largest art museum, The Metropolitan Museum of Art. She explores the centerpiece of the Egyptian Art Collection, the Temple of Dendur.

The Field Museum / Tyrannosaurus Rex, Sue

25:12 | #102 | TV-G

Join host Leslie Mueller at Chicago's Field Museum of Natural History as she meets Sue, the most intact Tyrannosaurus Rex ever discovered. Learn how this priceless piece of natural history is carefully cleaned twice a year.

Museum of Science and Industry / U-505

28:53 | #101 | TV-G

Host Leslie Mueller explores Chicago's premier destination, the Museum of Science and Industry. Take a tour of the world famous U-505 submarine, the centerpiece of an unforgettable exhibit.

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