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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 is a nice memorial of the great genius

You can sit on his lap for pic or just see the stars below your feet. This is very nice one and you should bring some kids.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

You can sit on his lap for pic or just see the stars below your feet. This is very nice one and you should bring some kids.

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El Dorado Springs
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Albert Einstein Memorial is a little known monument. The only way we knew about it was by reading a tour book. It is a nice photo op to sit in Albert's lap.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Love this memorial! He is kinda hidden so you need to look for him, but its worth it. The rough texture adds to the uniqueness (sp?) of the sculpture. One kinda cool thing is if you stand right in front of him and talk, you can hear a whisper back... the acoustics are so cool, it almost apears he is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Made a brief stop here on our monument bike tour - it's right across the street from the Vietnam Memorial. Our guide told us that people rub his nose for good luck and if you stand right in front of him and say something, only you can hear your echo. Pretty neat.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Well worth jumping off one of the HOHO bus tours to take a memento photograph of yourselves with AE at this not too crowded DC sight.

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Boca Raton, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Saw this while on the Big Bus tour. They sayif you rub his nose you will get smarter. As a result, his nose is worn. Big enough for people to sit on him and take pictures.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

But watch out if the sun's been out, it gets very hot! Otherwise feel free to get up close and personal with Al. A well done memorial that sparks interest with visitors in the man's accomplishments.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just across from the Vietnam war veterans memorial this was a pleasant stop. An interesting memorial, not crowded, and right outside of the mall. Definitely a good place to stop to learn a little bit about Einstein and spend a few minutes in relative quiet compared to some more popular spots!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not many people visit this Memorial in front of the National Academy of Science. It is across the street from the Lincoln Memorial. You can take nice pictures sitting in Einstein's lap.

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Washington DC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What's not to love about the Albert Einstein statue!?! It's better known than it was a few years ago, so you now sometimes see larger tour groups around it, but it's still a great, shaded, off the beaten path spot to sit and reflect. And every local and visitor to DC should have a picture of themselves in Albert's lap!!

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