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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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+1 202-334-2000
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Reviewed 3 days ago

A great tribute to Albert Einstein. This is one of the few statutes they encourage you to actually touch and even sit on. It is very family friendly! I went solo, but just seeing this statue was inspiring. Einstein's genius and playfulness seemed to have...More

Thank Lisa B
Reviewed 6 days ago

This an amusing statue where visitors are encouraged to climb all over a larger than life version of Albert Einstein. Definitely worth a few minutes to visit.

Thank A C R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just a few minutes to visit this statue is a must. He's famous and spending a few minutes here might just inspire you.

Thank Charles K
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are a math or science or history geek (like me and most of my family), this is a must-see stop just to honor the memory of Einstein. It's a wonderful statue befitting this giant intellect and "common man" touch of a person whose...More

Thank Hondo_in_Huxley
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visiting this statue and being able to sit on his lap was special! He is bigger than life - as he should be. It's worth a walk - just to take a picture and be impressed by this genius!

Thank Willywop
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After watching the TV series after watching the TV series "genius " Genius ", it was very special to see the statue of Einstein. A great man with a great heart who was also very human.

Thank JimM1146
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

During our 1 day DC tour, we happened to pass by the great Einstein! You can walk up and take pictures and even sit on his lap. You are dwarfed by the size of this statue which makes his greatness even bigger! No, we did...More

Thank Robert R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's just fun taking pictures with Mr. Genius. As its located in the main attraction areas of DC, we need not have to spare extra time for the attraction.

Thank Rajiv S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went here when going around seeing monuments and it was a nice quite spot with a good picture of one of the smartest people ever. Can use stroller to get to this site.

Thank DRLaskeyTrips
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When traveling with students this makes for a fun picture! Be careful when climbing! Quite the fun memory maker.

Thank msk1Ca
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