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See Behind the Scenes as the Statue of Liberty’s Original Torch Moves to Its New Home

Category: Collections Stewardship

Ever wonder what it must be like to move a huge portion of an iconic statue? The original torch for the Statue of Liberty is no stranger to being moved, but it recently made a short trip to a new museum opening on Liberty Island.

“The torch’s move and the construction of a new museum was undertaken with the goal of granting greater access for visitors.”

The Statue's torch was replaced years ago; now the original is getting a new home. Here's a look inside the delicate work of moving it.

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