Edwin Schlossberg Photos: The Statue Of Liberty Museum Opens On Liberty Island

Gothamist May 13, 2019

Liberty Island is getting a new attraction this week when the Statue of Liberty Museum, a 26,000-square-foot exhibition space exploring Lady Liberty's history and influence, opens on May 16th. The space features three distinct gallery spaces that chronicle the 133 years the New Colossus has lifting her lamp beside the golden door. While there was already a museum in the monument’s base, this one is intended to be distinct and front-facing for the 4.5 million people who visit the island every year, on average.

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