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Albert Einstein Memorial

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Address: 2101 Constitution Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20418
Phone Number: +1 202-334-2000
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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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This unique memorial is the Only one in DC that encourages people to climb on. Take pictures on Einstein's lap. The floor is an exciting map of the stars! I've been to DC many... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This unique memorial is the Only one in DC that encourages people to climb on. Take pictures on Einstein's lap. The floor is an exciting map of the stars! I've been to DC many times, taken the tours, and never knew about this until now. I'm really into science, and this visit Made my Trip exciting! Great for kids and... More 

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Dhaka City, Bangladesh
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This big statue of Einstein is located near the US Department of State. This statue and surrounding area are good.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It is hard to believe that this memorial wasn't on any of the tours we did. It is more than worth it to take the time to be photographed with Einstein. We did an evening tour and let the guide know that we were leaving the tour so that we could photograph this memorial. The memorial isn't very far from... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great giant Einstein. I love it, one of the greatest minds ever (or the greatest...). Take a picture and upload it with the hashtag #photoswithalbert

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Only took picture with the statue on the outside. The museum was closed but we were entertained with the giant sized statue of Einstein:)

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spotted this while going past on the tour bus, lots of people lining up for a photo, if you touch his nose you are supposed to 'get smart'

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a hard time finding this sculpture but are glad we did. It makes for a nice photo op, and yes, the acoustics are pretty cool. Sit in his lap, and be surrounded by more intelligence than you ever had in your life.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love this attraction because it is overlooked. It is easy to walk to it. There is usually a parking space on the side, especially on the weekends. It is really cool to stand in front of a 12 foot and 135 tons Albert Einstein. I was told if you yell at him there is an echo. It is fun... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You are allowed to climb onto Albert for photos. Very easy to get to, but starting to become more popular for a photo shoot.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Close to the park on way to the Lincoln Memorial, easy to spot whilst on the hop on hop off bus. But a lovely memorial.

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