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Albert Einstein Memorial

2101 Constitution Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20418
+1 202-334-2000
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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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2101 Constitution Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20418
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Reviewed November 6, 2016

Although right off Constitution Ave and right across from the Vietnam Memorial this statue is often missed. And I like it for that fact and also because Einstein looks quite relax and content while perhaps in deep thoughts. Take five mns of your DC visit...More

Thank Pascal S
Reviewed November 3, 2016

They say doing so will impart some of his genius on those that pat his proboscis. He's a large sculpture that you pass frequently if touring the city. Interesting honor to the great genius.

Thank Annette B
Reviewed November 2, 2016

This Memorial is astonishingly large and one that I have missed every visit to DC until this one! It was so much fun to visit and take a group pic with my Girl Scout Troop. And it is only minutes from the Vietnam Memorial and...More

Thank MelissaC380
Reviewed October 31, 2016

Located just off the edge of the National Mall; there's a statue of Einstein that is HUGE. Worth a look if you're nearby, but not worth a special visit.

Thank Corey N
Reviewed October 27, 2016

It's right next to the National Academy of Sciences building and visible from Constitution Ave. It's good for a nice short visit.

Thank J L
Reviewed October 26, 2016

Situated beneath trees in front of the Nat'l Academy of Sciences, across the street from the Vietnam Veteran's Memorial area, it blends into its surroundings, and would be easy to miss, much like the subject himself. Rough in texture, and sloppy in appearance, the statue...More

Thank tominfairfield
Reviewed October 24, 2016

Well structured. So inviting and tactile. He seems to speak to you! Even though it in on the sidewalk near a road, this is not intrusive.

Thank BMP67
Reviewed October 23, 2016 via mobile

-overall: nice for everyone to see since you're in DC. A nice quick experience. -Work: nice sculpture. -My kids like it because they've learned about Albert Einstein recently, so it was great for them to see it. -Parking: can become difficult, yet sometimes it is...More

Thank Flan b
Reviewed October 21, 2016

This is the beautiful statue of Albert Einstein that I`ve seen. It reminds me that he was a genius in his world.

Thank massimoswitz
Reviewed October 21, 2016

Beautiful piece of sculpture "hidden away" on constitution avenue, we were tipped off by a cab driver. Make friends with albert and take a selfie.

Thank colin p
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