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Albert Einstein Memorial
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Owner description: 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.
Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

The Albert Einstein Memorial is not technically inside the National Mall but it is definitely a part of it. Its probably the most western thing on the National Mall.
If you are coming from the west, you will notice it on your left on the main road.

You can stop by and click some pictures with crazy poses with Einstein. Like, sit on his lap or stare him like Hitler. Lol!

It is a nice Bronze statue where you can spend 5 minutes or may be grab a lunch beside it on the bench. Well, thats what O did. I had snacks with the Intelligent Man!


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Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

Statues that can be interacted with are the best ones. Einstein is friendly, invites interaction, and includes an encouragement to take pictures and post them with the hashtag #PhotosWithEinstein. We did. A delightful little destination after we were done with our day’s museum visit.

Thank Tckwoman
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Reviewed 27 March 2018

I went here as a kid and enjoyed exploring this and climbing it. You won't spend too much time here, but it is worth a quick stop over point just to check it out.

Thank Ryan S
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Reviewed 26 March 2018

We went to this memorial because we had seen pictures of people climb up to touch Einstein's nose. Story tells it that if you rub his nose you will gain some of his intelligence. You can see the worn spot where others have touched. It is a spectacular statue and so detailed. We did like the other tourists, waited our turn to climbed to the top, rub his nose, and take our picture. Watch your footing going up and down, it is not easy but manageable if you go slowly. We are not spring chickens, in our 60's, and made it with only a small slip. We were more careful climbing down, so I guess we did gain some sense of intelligence after rubbing his nose. It would be fun to have lots of family and/or friends all stand on the statue in various places and take a great photo. LOL.

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Reviewed 26 March 2018

The Einstein Memorial is a hidden gem - though it's located on Constitution Avenue, it's easy to miss among all the other monuments and memorials.

Although it's little more than a sculpture, this Memorial is done well. Unlike other memorials where you have to use Wikipedia to get information about the people who are commemorated, this memorial has an information sign with a brief Einstein biography and an explanation of the sculpture.

Unlike the rigid, formal sculptures in the area, this one is warm and approachable. Einstein has a book that includes his famous formulas, and the memorial includes quotes of his and a map of the sky inlaid in the ground.

Thank Brendan S
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