See the construction of the Statue of Liberty Museum

Architectural historian Michael Caratzas of the NYC Landmarks Preservation Commission spoke at a hearing Tuesday in Manhattan in which the city agreed to consider designation of 6 LGBTQ sites as landmarks. (Credit: Newsday / Matthew Chayes)

The 26,000-square-foot space on the west side of the island, right behind the statue, shows off the original, glowing torch from 1884 and has three interactive galleries within the space that are all free to visit starting May 16. (Credit: EarthCam)

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