Sometimes, taking a quick break from work to watch YouTube videos is the only way to stay sane during a stressful day.
If you’re currently in the midst of an end-of-day lull and need a boost of mental energy, you’re in luck. We scoured YouTube for the 8 best channels in history category, and hopefully, there are enough videos in this blog post to satisfy your daily fix of history for quite a while.
Welcome to the Official Simple History Channel. Simple History visualizes the past, bringing history to life through animation.
Witness how people lived throughout history: their culture, developments in technology, epic battles and events.
Go to channel –> Simple History
A show dedicated solely to reviewing historical movies. Ever wondered how much a film is based on a true story? This is the place to find out.
Go to channel –> History Buffs
HISTORY, a division of A+E Networks, is the premier destination for historical storytelling. From best-in-class documentary events, to a signature slate of industry leading nonfiction series and premium fact-based scripted programming, HISTORY serves as the most trustworthy source of informational entertainment in media.
Go to channel –> History Channel
Join this channel on a quest to unravel the real story of our Earth.
Go to channel –> Mystery History
#Timeline – World History Documentaries
Every week this channel is bringing you one-off documentaries and series from the world’s top broadcasters, including the BBC, Channel 4, Discovery and PBS. You’ll explore the mysteries of ancient Egypt, shedding light on the dark ages of medieval Europe and examining the First and Second World Wars.
Go to channel –> Timeline – World History Documentaries
This is a history-focused channel which aims to help students studying for A levels, GCSEs and AP World/Euro History by providing short introductions to multiple topics. The episodes released are designed to act as both intros and as revision material for students or people who are simply interested in World History. Videos will also focus on the lesser-known parts of history too and dive deep into questions that many people ask but aren’t often answered.
Go to channel –> History Matters
A ride through history – Discover the world’s most important eras, the minds that changed everything and the most important inventions of our time. Also, explore major battles in history.
Go to channel –> It’s History
Have you ever wanted to learn history from someone wholly unqualified to teach you? Well Feature History has got you covered!
Go to channel –> Feature History