Welcome to the museums in the news roundup.

Deeply scientific – but not completely rational (interview with director of the Charles Hayden Planetarium) (Museum of Science, Boston, Massachusetts)
Summoning the heavens: Malden man at helm of revamped planetarium (ditto)

Hello out there: anyone want to help a museum? (Kern County Museum Authority, California)

Historic railway museum stays on track (Mid-Continent Railway Museum, North Freedom, Wisconsin)

Edgar Allen Poe House and Museum in danger (Edgar Allen Poe House and Museum, Baltimore, Maryland)

J. Edgar Hoover’s name on museum draws fire (proposed national museum research center)

12 best relics in the Shanghai Museum (Shanghai Museum, China)

Lowe Art Museum exhibits art and politics from Times Square to Cuba (Lowe Art Museum at the University of Miami, Miami, Florida)

Ken doll turns 50 at Boynton museum’s Barbie exhibit (Museum of Lifestyle and Fashion History, Boynton Beach, Florida)

Valuable artifacts missing from Egyptian Museum (Egyptian Museum, Cairo, Egypt)

London Street Photography at the Museum of London (Museum of London, London, England)

St. Louis Art Museum and AAMD Guidelines (St. Louis Art Museum, St. Louis, Missouri)

Wilder insists slavery museum will be built (proposed museum of slavery, Fredericksburg, Virginia)

State closer to having a civil rights museum, but location still an issue (proposed civil rights museum, Jackson, Mississippi)

Trailside museum receives $175k state grant (Blue Hills Trailside Museum, Milton, Massachusetts)