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Albert Einstein Memorial

22nd St and Constitution Ave, Washington DC, DC (National Mall)
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Ranked #50 of 248 attractions in Washington DC
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Monuments/ Statues
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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40 reviews 40 reviews
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

Even though this memorial is small and a little hidden it is worth a quick visit. With a larger than life sculpture of the genius it sits on a star map designating the date of dedication. Appropriately located in the National Science Federation front gardens on Constitution Avenue, it is located near the Lincoln Memorial and worth the few minutes... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

When getting to DC I made sure I review all of the attractions on trip advisor I was able to get a first hand look an choose what I wanted to see. The Albert Einstein Memorial was a must see.... it is so large you dwarf next to him. It was done with such taste

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Hayward, California
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32 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Einstein's memorial is located outside the National Academy of Sciences. He is sculpted in bronze and appears to be relaxed as he is holding his most famous equations: photoelectric effect, theory of general relativity, and the equivalence of energy and matter. There are 3 quotes engraved on the bench where Einstein sits. Easy to pose on his lap for you... More

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

E=MC Squared, and we happened about this quiet spot to sit and think with a genius. Lovely art as well as a tribute to Albert Einstein.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

If you are visiting the mall and you have some time left, you should check it and take some pics. It's a nice place to take funny pics.

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Letchworth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

We were in DC on a really hot spring day and the place was full of school trips. Einstein is clearly not on the must do list. It was cool and calm and quiet. And it's a great statue - quite different from the others we saw. We did have a car. Otherwise it would have been a long walk... More

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bklyn
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7 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

We love to take pictures with this statue every time we visit D.C. It is across the street from the Lincoln memorial. Einstein is very welcoming and looks different from most other statues in the area. We always seem to visit at night so we have him to ourselves.

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Tampa,
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

Its nothing major. Just a huge statue of Einstein hanging out in D.C. Its fun, you climb him, take some cool photos, hang out for a bit and get on your with your day. Its a pretty cool monument though! Great for when you are just walking around the city.

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Washington Dc, District Of Columbia, Usa
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

The statue is actually just across Constitution Avenue from National Mall, close to Lincoln Memorial and just beneath the Academy of Science and the State Department, but not many people know about it. And it is one of the »coolest« memorials in DC, very accessible and fun and people love it for it, love taking pictures at it, I guess... More

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Medford, Oregon
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110 attraction reviews
181 helpful votes 181 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2013

Like many of the monumnets and memorials in DC we did not have a guided tour for this one, but wish we had. I think a guide would have helped this site come to life and have more meaning for us. The statue is cool and differnet than the many others you'll see in the area. Check out the ground... More

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