Inside the opening of the new Statue of Liberty Museum

The Statue of Liberty Museum is opening Thursday in New York City to celebrate the national treasure and symbol of freedom, democracy and the American dream.
1:24 | 05/16/19

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Transcript for Inside the opening of the new Statue of Liberty Museum
Okay. Are then you actually love liberty museum opened they gave he'll sneak peek a few days ago all of mount bigger and then ever so that more of the millions of visitors can visit and learn about the history at that symbol of welcome and democracy so we went to the opening celebration. Along with our station WABC to get a first look. For more than 100 years she has stood tall in New York Harbor a national treasure and a symbol of freedom. Democracy and the American dream list. Freedom crew great. Now a new chapter in lady Liberty's story the opening of the statue of liberty museum. Nearly three years in the making the new museum located right behind the statue on the liberty island. Is it treasure trove of hundreds of artifacts including a full scale copper model of lady Liberty's but. And her original torch which lasted more than 100 years before being replaced in 1986. Interactive exhibits and an immersive film produced by ABC news and Walt Disney imagine earrings and narrated by Diane Sawyer. Lieutenant. And the freedom America has come to -- isn't taking visitors through lady Liberty's history spreading her message.

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