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Albert Einstein Memorial

2101 Constitution Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20418
+1 202-334-2000
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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 2 days 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 2 days 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 1 week ago

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

Thank msk1Ca
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I stumbled across this on the way to dinner one night. I recommend seeing it during the day because the lighting is not great right there for pictures. Plus, if you go during the day you stop next door for a visit...More

Thank rsqdvr
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The best kept secret in DC, sitting with a wise man and reflecting on life, the philosophy of life! I really, remember, the wonderful moments in my life that I sat across from my friend Albert, thinking of the all the hardships, he faced in...More

Thank Sadaf K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We discovered this statue by accident walking one evening. It Is tucked away and not easy to see from the street. Our kids loved being able to sit on his lap. If you are in the area, definitely stop.

Thank Pamela B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Albert Einstein Memorial is a monumental bronze statue. Statue is in the seated position with manuscript papers in hand. It is located in central Washington in a grove of trees at the south west corner of the grounds. Memorial is in memory of the...More

Thank balasubramanian16847
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I'm not sure this is a memorial or just a statue, but it is nice. It is very large and you can climb on it, sit in his lap, or simply relish in his awesomeness. It's not much other than the statue.

Thank Lance H
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Visited on 7/10/2017 (Monday): The Albert Einstein Memorial is located just outside the National Academy of Sciences. This memorial is dedicated to the man who helped advance our knowledge in the sciences of mathematics and physics. You can sit next to the giant Albert Einstein...More

Thank BrutolMotent
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

We've been fans of this statue for years but always amazed how people and kids respond to it. It's so accessible as you can get right up close and on it and climb on Einstein's lap. Great moment to talk about science and discovery.

Thank LivingInWien
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