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The Daily Show with Jon Stewart may be ending on Thursday, but the show’s iconic set will live on in Washington, D.C.’s Newseum.

“We are thrilled to accept the donation of these artifacts to the Newseum collection,” Cathy Trost, senior vice president of exhibits and programs at the Newseum, said in a news release. “They are part of America’s cultural and media history, telling an important story about how political satire and news as humor made ‘The Daily Show’ a trusted news source for a generation.”

The donation from the show will become part of the museum’s future display. The Newseum is a noteworthy choice as a resting place for “The Daily Show” set—Stewart famously poked fun at the media’s handling of topics and used his show as a platform for questioning media tactics.

It’s not the first time Stewart has been at the Newseum; he screened his debut directorial effort Rosewater there last November.

Stewart announced that he will end hosting duties in April. He began hosting the satirical news show show in 1999.

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