CuriosityStream Offers Thousands of Hours of History, Science, and Nature Documentaries for $20 a Year

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If you've blown through all the documentaries available on Netflix, Disney+, and Hulu but your brain is still craving more, make the switch to a streaming service that specializes solely in educational content. With subjects ranging from history and science to technology and nature, CuriosityStream features thousands of documentaries and educational series—including a host of original and exclusive content—for just $20 a year.

What's on CuriosityStream?

CuriosityStream’s library offers plenty of programming that isn’t available anywhere else. For anyone looking to learn more about our natural world, famed theoretical physicist Jim Al-Khalili hosts The Story of Electricity, giving viewers a comprehensive look at the energy that makes so much of our daily lives possible. If you're more of a techie, British mathematician Marcus du Sautoy presents The Secret Rules of Modern Living: Algorithms, which gives a behind-the-numbers look at those mysterious formulae that seem to control so much of what we see online. And if you want to tap into your artistic side, architect Jonathan Adams hosts a documentary on arguably the most famous architect of them all: Frank Lloyd Wright.

For the history buff, CuriosityStream has countless hours' worth of documentaries and specials that recount world events, ranging from Ancient Egypt and the Roman Empire all the way through early American history, the Apollo program, and our modern world. Tackle subjects on a large scale with content focusing on world-shaking events, like a series on the spies of World War II, or find documentaries that explore the lives of the singular figures like Ada Lovelace, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, and countless more.

How much does a CuriosityStream plan cost?

CuriosityStream costs just $2.99 per month, but you can save even more with a yearly subscription for just $19.99. If you're in the market for an upgrade, there’s the 4K plan, which costs $9.99 per month, or $69.99 per year. You can get more details on the plans over on the CuriosityStream website.