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Albert Einstein Memorial

22nd St and Constitution Ave, Washington DC, DC 20418 (National Mall)
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Ranked #49 of 234 Attractions in Washington DC
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Monuments/ Statues, Landmarks
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

Statue is really nice, there are also some quotes around him. Worth taking a photo sitting in his lap haha

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

We honestly didn't even know that this memorial existed, its just a fews minutes walk from the Vietnam Memorial wall,just cross Constitution Ave ,and its right there. Other than one other couple no one else was there when we went. Its a Huge statue and commands your attention, my husband had of course to stand with him....definitely worth a trip... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Not far off the beaten path but many people do not know about this memorial. It really is a great statue and tribute to the great scientist. Stand on the dot in the middle of the circle and talk, it echos all around you! Pretty neat. Nice place to stop and have a quite lunch and get a break from... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

This is such a cool statue! It's big and sturdy enough for you to sit in his lap. Also, when you are standing on the platform facing Einstein, look down and you will see the"universe" on the floor. If you stand in the center of this universe and speak to the statue, you will hear those words being notably amplified.I... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

On our 4th trip to D.C. we were amazed to know this monument was in the area! It's just north of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall and often not enjoyed. Very few crowds. Be sure to read the information on the sculpture to truly appreciate it the significance.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

A really nice memorial to Mr. Einstein. A great sculpture with a Einstein holding a piece of paper with three of his greatest equations on it. Of course the most important one being E=MC2. There are three quotes as well. It's small and a little out of the way but at the same time that's what adds to its charm.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

It's a nice sculpture for what it is. Worth having a look but nothing really striking. It quite big and can be seen from a distance so easy to locate.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014 via mobile

Come on, it's a 21 foot statue of Albert Einstein. You can even sit in his lap or stand next to him, how cool. Plus it's near Lincoln Memorial and Vietnam veterans memorial. Also if you have the Big Bus tour it is right across from their blue/red/yellow stop.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014 via mobile

We went at night time and loved it. Was really neat how on the ground in front of the statue the stars were pinned out in nails. It's a cool thing to get your picture taken with too! We were the only ones there so that made it nice too.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

I had a good time taking photos with mr. Einstein. The memorial statue is big and there's no sign not saying you can't sit in his lap and take selfies, so I guess it's OK then. One thing that caught my mind is that mr. Einstein looks very sad when he's sitting down. My recommendation is to sit in his... More 

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