Albert Einstein Memorial
Albert Einstein Memorial
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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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MrMrsHappyR
Liverpool, UK1,262 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sep 2023 • Couples
A bit if a walk from The Lincoln Memorial but still worth it if you are inspired by Science and this statue is a fitting tribute to the great man. If you get your photo taken with him, you can send it on social media via the tag #PhotoswithAlbert
Written September 10, 2023
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Deana H
24 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2023
I think that is awesome this is one you can touch, although his nose is being rubbed a different color. It was a cool statue.
Written January 23, 2023
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roj1281
Houston, TX515 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sep 2022
Just to clarify there is no exhibit here its just a statue and memorial to Albert Einstein. Its a nice stop when you are in the National Mall area to take pictures.
Written September 15, 2022
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5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2022
PROS
* Great and fun monument- five or six times life size
* Commemorating our greatest scientist and brainy mathematician
* Fun to see and admire the detail
* Climbing on it is a must
* Take a photo while sitting in his "lap" and send it to National Academy of Sciences
* Across the street from Vietnam War Veterans Memorial

CONS
* Less well known
* Less frequently visited (maybe these both are good things)

"I VISITED THI PLACE"...
... because I had wanted to do that for many years on my occsional visits to the monuments circuit tour at night, but never quite made it. This time, I did- during the morning hours, and I thoroughly enjoyed myself in analyzing and photgraphing the sculpture, and of course being photographed while sitting in his lap (see my photos which show my legs and shoes over and parallel to his).

TIP
* Of course do it
* If after ke2000h or other off hours, parking can be directly on Constitution Avenue or one of the small cross streets of the mid20's.
* Read the explanation postings on the side of the tiny plaza
* For sure have your photo taken as described, and then submit it to the National Academy of Sciences (no- I didn't do that).
Written July 8, 2022
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Michelle M
Summit, MS111 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2022 • Friends
This is a must see. We thought this was the most adorable and unique memorial. It’s easy to find and easily accessible. It is very well done!
Written June 30, 2022
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Lynn S
League City, TX619 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2022
This memorial is often overlooked by visitors. It is not on the National Mall, but just across the street, close to the Vietnam Memorial. Albert Einstein has always been one of my most admired people and it was cool to see the memorial and have my sons take pics with it. You don't need to spend a lot of time but if you're going to see the Vietnam Memorial, then just cross the street and see this memorial too. You won't be disappointed.
Written June 9, 2022
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Lottelli
Wirral, UK2,487 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2022 • Couples
Outside of the national academy of science. It’s a large statue of Albert Einstein with a plaque explaining why it is there and who he was. The statue is so friendly looking and you can tell who it is meant to be. Fantastic
Written April 7, 2022
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livelife h
Atlanta, GA3,917 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2021 • Solo
One of the best memorials I've ever seen a must see if you're in the nation's capital I really enjoyed it speaks volumes not far from the other monuments
Written November 21, 2021
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JamesBond007ap
Nashville, TN117 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2021
My grandsons loved climbing on the Einstein monument and learning about this genius. The biography of Einstein is extremely impressive. This statue is a little off of the beaten path, but you should not miss it, especially if you have children with you. Cross the street from the Lincoln Memorial and you will find this monument. Enjoy!
Written October 20, 2021
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MominOC
Orange County, CA5,098 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2021
Located right outside the National Academy of Sciences building. Statue is detailed and interesting to see up close. Most likely you will walk by here as you see this famous area.
Written August 21, 2021
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