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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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Best Tour I have had in my life, Awesome

I have traveled 30 countries in over 20 years and this is simply the best tour I have ever taken... read more

Reviewed 10 November 2012
Barrington, Rhode Island
First Time to Washington

My husband and I visited DC for the first time. We were with friends who had been before. They... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2012
Terri D
Mooresville, North Carolina
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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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3 weeks ago
“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 10 November 2012

I have traveled 30 countries in over 20 years and this is simply the best tour I have ever taken. Dan was better than my Ivy league history professors.

Thank LancerRI
Reviewed 6 November 2012

My husband and I visited DC for the first time. We were with friends who had been before. They suggested the segway tour and to be honest, we were a little apprehensive. Boy were we wrong! This was fantastic. We were able to see so...More

Thank Terri D
Reviewed 5 November 2012

I had such a brilliant experience using the Segway in washinton DC. We did the evening tour and it was brilliant, it does last three hours!! I'm late 50's and my partner is 60 so dont let age get in the way of a great...More

Thank jmarian
Reviewed 4 November 2012

We've been to Washington many times but we saw more in the three hour Segway tour than ever before. We went with friends who had not been to the city and they were thrilled with getting to all the monuments along the mall in our...More

Thank stancarman
Reviewed 30 October 2012

My husband recently had a conference in DC and did not have a lot of time to enjoy the attractions. The one thing that he was able to fit in at the conclusion of his conference was the Segway Tour of the monuments. The tour...More

Thank Marjorie O
Reviewed 27 October 2012

Did the "Hop on Hop off bus" as we always do when touring a new city and were really let down as it was just a recording instead of a real tour guide. We found it boring and frustrating sitting in traffic and having to...More

Thank thewinefairy
Reviewed 23 October 2012

We lucked out with our spur of the moment Segway tour. Our guide, Dan, was enthusiastic and very knowledgeable. My husband couldn't believe how easy it is to ride the Segway! We were able to see so much more of the mall and Dan pointed...More

1  Thank LISA R
Reviewed 23 October 2012

The Smithsonian Segway tour I was on was fabulous. The tour was well planned, with just the right number and diversity of stops. The our guide, Rick, was extremely knowledgeable and presented the information in a terrific manner. He also knew how to train us...More

Thank Suzanne S
Reviewed 22 October 2012

My husband had to twist my arm (not literally) to get me to agree to this, and it was only after reading others' reviews. We had planned on another Segway tour, but they were filled up the weekend we wanted and happily we stumbled upon...More

Thank ophelia_sez
Reviewed 22 October 2012

It was a blast riding a Segway. Rick, our tour guide, was fantastic! He even took pictures of all of us in front of the White House and other monuments with our own phones/cameras, and they all turned out perfect! He was very interesting and...More

Thank Carmen D
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We will be in Washington end of September. Is this a good time to do the tour?
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
Can 15 year Olds take the tour with parents?
22 March 2015|
Response from Santiago M |
On bike tours, yes. Segway riders must be at least 16 years old, though.