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Smithsonian National Mall Tours

1400 Constitution Ave., NW, National Museum of American History, Washington DC, DC 20560
+1 202-384-8516
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Ranked #9 of 124 Activities in Washington DC
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Segway Tours
Owner description: Ride beside history! Prepared in consultation with Smithsonian experts, this premiere Segway tour highlights the architecture, art, culture, and... more » Owner description: 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). « less
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Bethesda, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 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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Richmond, Virginia, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

There are many choices for Segways in DC, but the one at the Smithsonian given by Bike And Roll is the best. Our guide, Andy, was a history major and knew all kinds of neat facts and stories. He was also into architecture so we got some good info on that too. The Segways were easy to ride and a... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

We did the Smithsonian Segway tour and it was fabulous. The guide, Andy, was extremely knowledgeable and professional. It was the first time on a Segway and we had a blast. Andy tailored the tour to our interest and even arranged to for us to tour a couple special locations. It was the best money spent!

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Perth
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66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

I was in DC in December 2013 and it was freezing cold (especially for an Aussie!). My partner and I had purchased a Groupon for the Smithsonian Segway Tour. There were only four of us, plus the guide, on the tour, so we got plenty of attention when learning to ride the segway and it was easy to keep up... More

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Houston, Texas
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

This is the way to go to see Washington, DC monuments. We booked a 2 pm Segway tour for 3 hrs. It was so much fun. We had no problem learning how to maneuver them. There were only the 3 of us, me, hubby and our 22 yr old son. Lee was our guide and he was so informative. We... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

It was our first time on a Segway, I was a little nervous but our guide Lee, was great. Very patient and had a great sense of humour. We only had 2 days in Washington and we found that this was absolutely the best way to see so many monuments and the White House! Lee had lots of interesting, fun... More

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West Des Moines, Iowa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2013

This was our first Segway tour, we were relieved that the Segways were easy and very fun to ride around! Our tour guide was friendly, laid-back, and knowledgeable. As easy to ride as the Segways are, our guide over-estimated our ability on the Segway and lost us a couple times at intersections because he was going fast enough that not... More

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