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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
National Mall
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Climb on the statue for a cool picture. Tell the kids about value of study and making good use of personal time to pursue improvement. 15 minutes tops.

Thank Jeff N
Reviewed 3 days ago

Such a lovely monument and worth popping along to see. its just off of the mall and near the bus tour stops so its not a hike in order to see it. Its larger than I had imagined and his nose is all polished bronze...More

Thank leebC1108OR
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I did not know of this memorial while visiting DC. What a wonderful surprise! Beautiful spot, near water fountains...beautiful statue!

Thank NewBucketList
Reviewed 5 days ago

If you have time before or after visiting the Lincoln Memorial or changing buses on the Hop-On Hop-Off tour then pop over and grab a pic as its a cool Memorial.

Thank Johnecko
Reviewed 1 week ago

As salutes go, this one is unique in that I often see children climbing around on Einstein's lap, holders, or head. In fact, his nose has been used so much as a place to grab hold or step that it is beginning shine form all...More

Thank traveladdict2015
Reviewed 1 week ago

I never knew this existed until I was researching things in the area of the Kennedy Center. He is very cool and very big! I read if you rub his nose it brings good luck. His nose and lap are very shiny from people touching...More

Thank KSteelRobinson
Reviewed 1 week ago

As part of our History of Scouting hikes through DC we stopped by this memorial to a very special merit badge conselor, the boys loved that you can climb on this massive statue, though it was a bit hot in the sun.

Thank ESW_TT
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Neat memorial. Sit on his lap and take a picture. About all there is to do at this memorial. Wouldn't spend more than five minutes here.

Thank Adam F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Impressive statue just off the street. It was much larger than expected and the details were perfect.

Thank JTL07825
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Walking along Constitution Avenue, we ran across this awesome statue of Albert Einstein. The level of detail is amazing, the artist got this one so right. Nice to see if you are in the area.

Thank NYCRonnie
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