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Albert Einstein Memorial

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Address: 2101 Constitution Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20418
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The National Academy of Sciences invites you to help honor the legacy of...

The National Academy of Sciences invites you to help honor the legacy of Albert Einstein by sending us your #PhotosWithAlbert. Simply snap a photo of you or your group at the Einstein Memorial Statue and post it to Twitter, Facebook, or Instagram, using the hashtag #PhotosWithAlbert. The NAS building and exhibits are open to the public from 9am - 5pm on weekdays. The Albert Einstein Memorial is located in the front lawn and available anytime.

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If you're in the area it's worht seeing

The Albert Einstein Statue is located within walking distance of the Lincoln Memorial. Supposedly if you rub his nose it brings good luck or some of Einstein’s intelligence. While... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Pittsburgh, Pa
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Pittsburgh, Pa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Albert Einstein Statue is located within walking distance of the Lincoln Memorial. Supposedly if you rub his nose it brings good luck or some of Einstein’s intelligence. While we were there several families were climbing on the statue to rub it’s nose. If you’re in that area its worth stopping to see.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We happened upon this little memorial sculpture. It is a larger than life sculpture of Albert Einstein. It is nicely done and you can get a photo sitting on his lap. It was a short stop that we enjoyed.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So unlike many things in DC there is no tour for this attraction, limited steps, and no line (well except the one kid who was dancing in front of the statue, and we waited until they finished for our photos). I think it was definitely worth the short walk over from the mall. I love how he is posed, his... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful Sculpture! Children were climbing all over it. Detail is incredible, I just hope this generation does more than climb on the statue.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On Constitution Avenue but not easy to find. I have a very soft spot for him in my heart. This memorial is quite and seductive in its own way. You feel as if you could climb up on his lap and he would tell you the all the secrets of the universe.

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Surat, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The memorial of the one of the greatest scientists of all is located at 2101 Constitution Avenue N.W., near the Vietnam Veterans Memorial. ITs a incarnation of the great is bronze seated with manuscript papers and surrounded by trees on all sides. ITs a great places that helps you enliven the contributions of the great scientist !!! A must-visit place.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

Nice place to sit and reflect, it is what it is, nice sculpture of Einstein relatively speaking :-))

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

Not the type of statue you expect but you can easily identify Einstein. Easy to sit on his lap for a photo. Not lit up at night. Access is easy.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

the inscription is so relevant today-- they came for the [Jews / gypsies / etc] but I was not [Jewish. etc] so I said nothing. When they came for me, there was no one left to speak up... You can sit in Einstein's lap and get a great photo. Parking can be tricky...

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

Quite a contrast to the other statues in th city and recognises a great man. You'd better follow custom and rub his nose when you are there to get some extra IQ. Easy to get to and worth the effort, as quite quirky.

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