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Albert Einstein Memorial

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Neighbourhood: National Mall
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Address: 2101 Constitution Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20418
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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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Not quite the Rodin statue, but nonetheless a great testament to the mad scientist kind of look this great thinker had. Hard to miss it walking by with its larger than life in... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Not quite the Rodin statue, but nonetheless a great testament to the mad scientist kind of look this great thinker had. Hard to miss it walking by with its larger than life in your face Hi, I'm Sitting Here. Pay respects.

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Ridgefield, Connecticut
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Einstein is just across the street from the Vietnam Memorial. Just takes a few minutes. Visitors are frequently seen climbing up the statue to sit in Einstein's lap for photos.

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washington, dc
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It is not a big deal, however, if you are strolling that way along COnstitution avenue, continue to the Lincoln Memorial around sunset when the lights come on. Lincon Memorial is fabulous as darkness comes on and you look back to the Capitol building aalong the entire Mall. Take a pic at Einstein, but keep going over to Lincoln.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Just a statue but really cool, and well designed if you want to pose with Albert. Worth walking by if you are in the vicinity.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On 2101 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington DC Stroll by for a photo! Sit/stand right next to the bronze sculpture and feel the genius radiate from the scientist of all ages!

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Mandan, North Dakota
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This memorial only takes a couple of minutes and makes for a great photo op with the kids but it's really not all that special. It isn't right off the red line of the Big Bus red line so if you are waiting for the bus it'll help kill a couple of minutes.

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Bonaire, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This tribute to Albert Einstein that sits in front of the National Academy of Science building and is a great nod to a great man! The statue is the stuff of local lore as it is said to provide good luck to any who rub his nose (that's why its so shiny). It's location just across the street from the... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Albert Einstein Memorial is a nice tribute and offers kitschy photo opportunities. It's easily accessible if you're visiting the Mall.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

take a picture and rub his nose :) we did it! ohhhh, he does not wear socks ;) quiet long way to get there...

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

He has a shiny nose due to all the people touching it. If you do and you don't like it just remember "Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new."

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