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Albert Einstein Memorial

2101 Constitution Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20418-0007
+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 20418-0007
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"nice statue"
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Reviewed 21 February 2018

This is a great sculpture that is hidden away, and has a few hidden tricks. If you look down at the floor, all the metal spots are stars that make up our solar system. And if you stand directly in the center of the circle...More

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Reviewed 20 February 2018

People love to take their picture with this memorial and at times there can be a long line. At night while hard to see there is rarely anyone there. It makes for a walk off of the mall itself but again a great memory to...More

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Reviewed 16 February 2018

Einstein is larger than life! A great find and a wonderful statue. This is a very picture friendly statue that many people enjoy climbing on.

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Reviewed 5 February 2018

This sculpture is a must visit with its shiny nose ( due to the belief that rubbing his nose improves ones intelligence) well you never know!

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Reviewed 24 January 2018

This beautiful bronze statue that was sculptured by Roberts Berks was unveiled in April 1979. It is a very beautiful piece of art that everyone must see but it may be difficult to find. It is located at the southwest corner of the National Academy...More

1  Thank Shakir J
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

Wonderful statue of Albert Einstein. Be prepared for a bunch of kids perpetually climbing on him. Wait your turn :)

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Reviewed 9 January 2018

Across the road from the gallery. Its so cool and a awesome photo op for large families! Don't miss this

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Reviewed 8 January 2018

This is right across the street from the Vietnam Memorial and well worth the effort. If you love Einstein you'll love it.

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Reviewed 7 January 2018

It's actually most likeable for its naivety and simplicity compared to the more grandiose structures it sits alongside. And it makes for great photos.

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Reviewed 4 January 2018

Everyone seems to love this statue and the sheer size of it is quite interesting. Kids of all sizes seem to be drawn to it.

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