Albert Einstein Memorial, Washington DC

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Monument · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
The Albert Einstein Memorial is a monumental bronze statue by sculptor Robert Berks, depicting Albert Einstein seated with manuscript papers in hand. It is located in central Washington, D.C., United States, in a grove of trees at the southwest corner of the grounds of the National Academy of Sciences at 2101 Constitution Avenue N.W., near the Vietnam Veterans Memorial. Two replicas exist at the Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities and the Georgia Institute of Technology.

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  • This statue was a little hidden gem that has a perfect resemblance to Albert Einstein, even down to his quirky hair and that little humorous quirk in his smile! I found this statue to be so charming....  more »
  • Beautiful statue and nice surroundings. It is nice to see him being honored at a place that is available to the general public for free and it is easy to access. The entire area is nice to take a...  more »
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  • The Albert Einstein Memorial contains a nice statue with quotes on the back. Formulas and astronomical information add to its appeal. A plaque near the memorial provides some nice details about it. The memorial is locating on Constitution Avenue, and if you’re walking from the Lincoln Memorial toward Constitution Avenue, it’s a relatively short walk. During my visit, I saw some kids enjoying climbing on it for a photo. If you’re in the area, the memorial is well worth taking a few minutes or several minutes to visit.
  • The statue honoring Albert Einstein is very well done. It was a wonderful experience to see such a great likeness of the scientific genius and hero of mine. From all the photos I've seen of him, this is a true to life image, all most like he would rise up and walk the streets of Washington DC. Beautiful memorial.

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