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Video: Building the American History Museum's LEGO Statue of Liberty

It took over 290 hours and over 25,300 LEGO blocks to complete

The Statue of Liberty has arrived to Washington, D.C., thanks to the National Museum of American History. In the museum’s first floor, guests will be able to spot a nine-and-a-half-foot-tall LEGO replica of the monument.

DesignBoom shared a mesmerizing video of the 125-pound sculpture getting built piece by piece by LEGO master builder Erik Varszegi.

It took 292 hours to design and build the sculpture and over 25,300 pieces to make the body. The statue is meant to be the first landmark of the museum’s theme for the 2017 year, which is “The Nation We Build Together.”

Now, onwards to the video.

9 foot LEGO statue of liberty greets visitors into national museum of american history [DesignBoom]

Looking for Liberty in the Nation We Build Together [National Museum of American History]