• Smithsonian Channel
    Seriously Amazing Objects

    S1 E1 Trailblazers

    A seemingly normal trip to the Smithsonian turns into quite an adventure for lucky museum-goers! Join host Xavier Carnegie as he quizzes Smithsonian visitors for an opportunity to enter the vaults for an up-close look at some of the items that changed the course of our nation. From the compass Lewis and Clark carried west, to the original Wright Flyer, to Ben Franklin's electrostatic machine, Seriously Amazing Objects puts ordinary people in touch with the extraordinary, and even sends some off on a trailblazing adventure of their own!

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America: land of liberty, opportunity, and some Seriously Amazing Objects, many of which are on display or in the archives of the Smithsonian Institution. Join us as we whisk unsuspecting museum visitors inside the vaults to get up close and personal with some of history's great treasures. From the Spirit of St. Louis to the Model T, and from Edison's light bulb to Seinfeld's "puffy shirt," this series celebrates our nation's explorers, trailblazers, and megastars, sharing their stories through unforgettable objects.
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