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Smithsonian National Mall Tours

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

Ride beside history! Prepared in consultation with Smithsonian experts,...

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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Great way to see the mall. Segways are so much fun.

Lots of fun, riding the Segway up and down the mall. We were able to get off and go into the Lincoln Memorial. Our leader had a snack and water for us. We had signed up for the... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2016
Louisville, Kentucky

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Reviewed 23 October 2016

This free museum houses many interesting artifacts. I sae Julia Child's kitchen. the First Ladies Inaugural Gowns, trains and many other artifacts.

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Louisville, Kentucky
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Reviewed 13 September 2016

Lots of fun, riding the Segway up and down the mall. We were able to get off and go into the Lincoln Memorial. Our leader had a snack and water for us. We had signed up for the 3-hour tour, but the leader thought it was supposed to be a 2-hour tour. We got the full 3 hours, but the... More 

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Reviewed 29 August 2015

Had such a great time on our first Segway Tour that we decided to do it again! The second time we did the evening tour to see all the memorials lit up at night. Another fantastic guide and another great tour. I wouldn't hesitate to go again on my next visit to DC

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Traverse City, Michigan
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Reviewed 27 August 2015

As a child I wasn't very interested in history or government - found it all to be very boring. A hint here to all you educators out there - a GOOD teacher does make a world of difference. Anyone can remember facts and dates for a test but to grasp and live it you need an exciting and enthusiastic teacher.... More 

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Gastonia, North Carolina
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Reviewed 6 June 2015 via mobile

We had an excellent experience there. Yes it was crowded, yes it was hot but yes it was simply the best tour ever!!! You have to go with time to see everything and ready for walk. The Aerospace side was the best for me, been able to see all that information about the planes and see parts of the world... More 

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Reviewed 29 October 2014

We decided to take a Segway tour of The National Mall in order to cover alot of ground in a far shorter time than walking would have taken. Our guide was Jen and she was fantastic! I was a little nervous about riding the Segway at first, but Jen was great, and after a few minutes practice I felt very... More 

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Bethesda, Maryland
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Reviewed 13 October 2014

Not every company is qualified to be associated with the Smithsonian... Bike & Roll proves just how good you have to be. From the tour guide (our guide was Andy) and his instructions about how to ride a Segway, to his knowledge, the excellent shape of the equipment... this special tour is far beyond what you would expect. There were... More 

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Durham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 24 September 2014 via mobile

Stop messing about reading reviews and go get this activity booked right now. Highlight of my time in DC by a country mile. The guide was excellent and not super stressed if you had a little fun along the way on the segways. The tour itself is comprehensive and informative covering the entire length of the mall. S Do it.

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Hudson, Florida
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Reviewed 16 September 2014

took the 3 hour tour last Thursday Sept 11 and was nervous about riding the SEGWAY ... No Problem even for this 60 year old man ... after our instructions and practice session we were off and scooting all over the National Mall area from the Capital to the Lincoln Memorial and everything in between ... SEGWAY'S are just great... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Reviewed 12 September 2014

Great tour. Andy, our guide, was fantastic, really knowledgeable and made the tour fun. That's all I have to say but there is a 100 character minimum.

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