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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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Iconic & Weird

Yep, weird giant statue of Einstein just sort of sitting next to Constitution Ave. It just invites people to climb on his lap for a photo, hence iconic, so many photos.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Fairfax, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Yep, weird giant statue of Einstein just sort of sitting next to Constitution Ave. It just invites people to climb on his lap for a photo, hence iconic, so many photos.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I visit this wonderful sculpture as often as possible. Located across Constitution from the Lincoln Memorial, right in front of the National Academy of Sciences is the coolest statue of Albert Einstein. His quotes are highlighted, and he's sitting in this wonderful wooded, peaceful place that few tourists know about. The best part is you can climb up and sit... More 

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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 2 weeks 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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 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 December 12, 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 December 12, 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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