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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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What a great way to see the Mall!

We set out early on a brisk Saturday morning, two days before the 2013 Inauguration, and the Mall... read more

Reviewed 23 January 2013
Windham, New Hampshire

After looking at and talking to several Segway Tours we went with Smithsonian due to availability... read more

Reviewed 9 January 2013
Baltimore, Maryland
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13 Sep 2016
“Great way to see the mall. Segways are so much fun.”
23 Oct 2016
“American History Museum”
1400 Constitution Ave NW, National Museum of American History, Washington DC, DC 20560-0007
+1 202-384-8516

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Reviewed 23 January 2013

We set out early on a brisk Saturday morning, two days before the 2013 Inauguration, and the Mall in DC was buzzing with workers setting up barricades, media sites, porta-potties, and more. After a quick lesson on how to operate the amazingly intuitive Segway, we...More

2  Thank catia15
Reviewed 9 January 2013

After looking at and talking to several Segway Tours we went with Smithsonian due to availability. I cannot think any way to make it better. Our guide, Lee, was outstanding in so many ways. He was personable while caring for every single member of our...More

Thank LeoW_DavidR
Reviewed 8 January 2013

We had an amazing tour that began right at dusk for my young adult sons, their parents and three uncles. We toured the monuments as both lights and Christmas decorations came on. It was beautiful. The team was ready when we arrived. After an efficient...More

Thank rohavic
Reviewed 8 January 2013

As first time users, my wife and I (both in our 50s) had no trouble learning to use the Segways. We did the tour on our first day in Washington and the 3-hour tour of The Mall was a great introduction to the many famous...More

1  Thank Gmark W
Reviewed 5 January 2013

My 16 year old daughter took the Segway tour through the Smithsonian, and we both loved it. We had Segway-ed before, in Prague, and had a blast, so we thought we'd tour Washington on two wheels. We took the three hour tour, which turned into...More

Thank StraffordJim
Reviewed 23 December 2012 via mobile

Good value for the tour, unfortunately for us the weather had a cold wind chill factor, tour guide included an additional stop to enable us to warm up a bit. Prior to the start of the tour we had a lesson, all of our family...More

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Reviewed 21 December 2012

This was an excellent tour. I live and work in DC, and thoroughly enjoyed the experience. My friend and I took the tour, and Rick was our guide. He was awesome by giving lots of information about the Mall, monuments etc, in a pleasant and...More

Thank InesMad
Reviewed 18 December 2012

we loved the tour... my wife does not bike and we were afraid she wouldn't make it in the segway but our tour guide was very patient and she learnead in less than 10'... and the tour itself was fantastic giving us an overview of...More

Thank mario n
Reviewed 11 December 2012

We took the 3 hour tour with Lee as our tour guide. He was seriously knowledgable - seriously Lee knew more trivia and facts than a Jeopardy contestant and is a genuinely nice person!! We saw the mall, memorials, sculptures, Smithsonian buildings, MLK memorial, White...More

2  Thank Kathi H
Reviewed 10 December 2012

We did this tour one blustery December day and let me tell you, it was perfect for seeing the entire national mall quickly and easily. Take it from someone who spent her first trip to the National Mall frozen and hungry and at least a...More

1  Thank Jess7302
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Margaret B
Can I rent a Segway while my kids are on bikes? How do we show proof of age? My daughter is 15 going on 16.
18 February 2017|
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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.