First: sorry for missing last week’s museum’s in the news roundup! I am not always as on top of my intrepid blog editor persona as I’d like to be.

As a bonus, this week’s news roundup will be twice as long. I know you’re excited.

NH university plans Museum of the White Mountains (proposed museum, Plymouth State University, Plymouth, New Hampshire)

Copper theft attempt costly for Firefighters Museum (Firefighters Hall and Museum, Minneapolis, Minnesota)

Singapore’s ArtScience Museum: Lots of museum, not so much artscience (ArtScience Museum, Singapore)

Woman who ripped print at museum must pay almost $3,000 (Loveland Museum/Gallery, Loveland, Chicago)

Museum of Flight prepares for NASA shuttle (Museum of Flight, Seattle, Washington)

Museum to honor fallen co-worker (Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts, Montgomery, Alabama)

World’s richest man turns to art with Mexican museum (Museo Soumaya, Mexico City, Mexico)
Emperor’s New Museum

Museum to display Afghan treasures (British Museum, London, England)
“Afghanistan: Crossroads of the Ancient World” on view at British Museum (Photos)

How to get into New York museums for free (various museums, New York City)

National Museum of China re-opens after three year renovation (National Museum of China, Beijing, China)

Museum crowd-curation and the way we live now (various museums)

Plans to open a Madame Tussaud’s wax museum in Australia (proposed museum, Sydney, Australia)

Details of the Leavesden Studios “Harry Potter Museum” are revealed (proposed museum, London, England)

The Nutropolitan Museum of Art: A Peanut Butter Sandwich Art Gallery (The Nutropolitan Museum of Art, New York, New York)

Clark Art Institute gets $4.5M in gifts (Clark Art Institute, Williamstown, Massachusetts)

Oklahoma legislature to consider support of Marshals Museum (proposed US Marshals Museum, Fort Smith, Oklahoma)