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Smithsonian National Mall Tours

1400 Constitution Ave NW, National Museum of American History, Washington DC, DC 20560-0007
+1 202-384-8516
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Must Do!

I took my teenager on this tour and he loved loved loved it! We were in DC for 4 days and did many... read more

Reviewed 26 March 2013
Los Angeles, California
Must Do

We had the pleasure of taking the Segway Smithsonia tour yesterday with Rick. This was three and a... read more

Reviewed 25 March 2013
Karen H
Justin, Texas
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Ride beside history! Prepared in consultation with Smithsonian experts, this premiere Segway tour highlights the architecture, art, culture, and history of Washington, DC's National Mall and many of Smithsonian's famed museums. Hear the many stories behind DC's landmarks and most famous national treasures on this three hour tour. Covering over 1,000 acres of the National Mall and Memorial Parks, this is DC's only tour that departs directly from the Mall at the National Museum of American History. Must be at least 16 years old to participate. (Min. weight 100lbs, max 260lbs).
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2 Jun 2017
“came back again this year !”
13 Sep 2016
“Great way to see the mall. Segways are so much fun.”
1400 Constitution Ave NW, National Museum of American History, Washington DC, DC 20560-0007
+1 202-384-8516

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Reviewed 26 March 2013

I took my teenager on this tour and he loved loved loved it! We were in DC for 4 days and did many great tours, but the segway tour was by far our favorite. Lee really took good care of us from the start. I...More

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SegwayInc, Manager at Smithsonian National Mall Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2013

TripItPris, I have read your review. I’m very pleased to hear that you had a great time and that your son had a blast! It was a pleasure working with you to create a custom tour experience – one that did not replicate any other...More

Reviewed 25 March 2013

We had the pleasure of taking the Segway Smithsonia tour yesterday with Rick. This was three and a half hours of informative fun and excitment. The tour covered the entire mall and most of the the major tourist attractions. We were able to get on...More

Thank Karen H
Reviewed 18 March 2013

Tour guide Rick was terrific. It was just the two of us and i had a great time on the Segway. It was my first experience on one and i found it very easy to use. My wife didnt take to it so she stayed...More

Thank Barry217
Reviewed 16 March 2013

segway easy and fun to ride tour guide lee very informative - no matter how many times I asked what the same buliding was, he answered with a good sense of humor!!!! - would definitely do it again and recommend to friends and family

Thank Susan G
Reviewed 12 March 2013

We took the tour on March 9 with Lee. It was great! He was extremely knowledgeable about every single aspect of the tour. It was about 3 hours and covered every part of the national mall, White House and parts of the tidal basin. They...More

1  Thank Cloring
Reviewed 23 February 2013

Our guide, Rick, was very helpful and patient in training us on how to use the segway. After a few minutes of learning how to get on, go forward, navagate, and stop, we were on our way. He made sure to check with us often...More

1  Thank Cathy J
Reviewed 16 February 2013

We scheduled a 3 hour tour with Rick starting from the Smithsonian-American History Museum. After a quick video of what not to do we were able to get a lesson on how to ride. We were pleasantly surprised at how easy it was to ride...More

Thank tara paul p
Reviewed 15 February 2013

we had a 3 hour tour with Rick, he did a great job quickly teaching us the segway, then we were off on guided tour, we saw everything! not only did we get to see all the good stuff we learned some cool facts from...More

Thank jbturf
Reviewed 30 January 2013

My wife and I had three nights in Washington and the first morning we went on this fabulous Segway Tour. After a quick learning to drive the Segway (my wife had never practiced before) we went all through the most important places to see with...More

Thank ggalbois
Reviewed 30 January 2013

Lee was our tour guide....a fabulous tour guide he is!!! Lee was super informative, super interesting, so kind, so patient (as my kids got the hang of the Segway quite easily, me, their mother, however, needed a lot more guidance.... )and so witty, he made...More

Thank Pamela T
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9 July 2015|
Response from Luciana B | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is. School will be back and it should not be so crowd. Be prepared to walk a lot.
Rob K
22 March 2015|
Response from Santiago M |
On bike tours, yes. Segway riders must be at least 16 years old, though.