Is History Vault Right for You?

HISTORY Vault is the on-demand streaming service featuring exclusive content from the HISTORY Channel. With thousands of hours of commercial-free content, HISTORY Vault features history's greatest stories with acclaimed series, probing documentaries, and captivating specials.

New content is added weekly, including favorite classic HISTORY channel series including: America: The Story of US, Days That Shaped America, Watergate, The Men Who Built America, Founding Fathers, Ice Road Truckers, and more!

HISTORY Vault has 2 plan options following a 7-day free trial:

  • A monthly plan for $4.99/month
  • Prepay for the year for $49.99/year.

Learn more about HISTORY Vault here!

What do you need to get History Vault?

History Vault is a standalone streaming service, so you don’t need a pay TV subscription in order to watch it. The service is available on the web as well as smart TVs, standalone streaming devices, tablets, and smartphones. All you need to get started is an internet connection.

What do you get with History Vault?

If you simply can’t get enough history, you’ll love the programming available on History Vault. This service offers classic History Channel series as well as in-depth documentaries ranging from the ancient past to the past few decades.

The lineup is different every week, so you’ll never run out of stories to explore. Some of what you’ll find on History Vault includes:

  •  Ancient History — Get a better glimpse of the ancient world with series like Ancient Mysteries, Ancient Impossible, and Battles B.C. alongside detailed documentaries like Ape to Man, The First Olympics, and Last Stand of the 300. 
  • American History — Discover the roots of America with America; The Story of Us as well as the darker side with America’s Book of Secrets. Look into a nation’s founding with Hamilton: Building America and Secrets of the Founding Fathers. Witness a country torn apart with shows like Grant and Civil War Combat.
  • Science and Engineering — Marvel at ancient ingenuity with Engineering an Empire, then see just how wrong engineering mistakes can go with Engineering Disasters. Appreciate just how far technology has come with 101 Inventions That Changed the World. See the darker side of tech with Evil Genius.
  • Mysteries and Conspiracies — Take a look at modern mysteries with The Lost Evidence and Brad Meltzer’s Decoded. Look further back into the past and forward into the unknown with Lost Worlds, In Search of Aliens, and Buried: Knights Templar and the Holy Grail.
  • Series You Love — Revisit classic History series like Modern Marvels, Mail Call, and The Universe.

How is History Vault different?

History Vault isn’t just the History Channel on-demand. Instead, it focuses on the actual history, diving deeper on subjects than most TV channels do. Alongside topic-specific documentaries, you’ll also find classic History Channel programming and shows.

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History Vault Frequently Asked Questions
How much is the History Vault per month?
History Vault costs $4.99 per month. Six-month and yearly subscriptions are available at slight discounts as well.
Is every History Channel series available on History Vault?
History Vault focuses more on the historical aspect of History Channel programming, with classic series and documentaries. Series like American Pickers and Pawn Stars aren’t available on History Vault at the moment.
How long is the History Vault free trial?
History Vault offers a seven-day risk free trial period to let you try the service out. Cancel before the trial period ends and you won’t be charged.
Is History Vault included with History Channel?
History Vault is a standalone streaming service. Unless it’s part of another bundle, you won’t get access to History Vault through a package with your pay TV provider.