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Magical History Tour

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Address: St. Anthony Main, 125 Main St. SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414
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Mobile Entertainment LLC was the first Segway tour operator in the country...

Mobile Entertainment LLC was the first Segway tour operator in the country when Segway launched in 2003. We’ve been evangelizing the fun of the Segway platform as an alternative form of transportation ever since! In spring of 2004 we opened up our retail store, “The Magical History Tour” at our 125 Main Street location in the historic district of downtown Minneapolis. We’ve traveled all over Minnesota and the United States with the largest fleet of Segways maintained in the country at any one location.

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A History on Wheels

We had a great time on this tour. The guides did a great job at getting everyone up and running in a short time on the segways. The tour was very enjoyable and well planned out... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed January 17, 2017
DwightRaatz
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Minneapolis, Minnesota

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2017

We had a great time on this tour. The guides did a great job at getting everyone up and running in a short time on the segways. The tour was very enjoyable and well planned out. Besides giving a peak at local history, it also gave us time to enjoy the scenery and to take photos. I love these tours... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2017

Who knew that learning a bit of history could be so much fun? The first part of the trip involves getting a short instruction on how to use a Segway; then hop and let the learning begin. It isn't a very long trip but packed with fun and fascinating facts about good ol' Mill City. I've not yet taken the... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2017

I surprised my wife with this tour some time ago. When she saw I was up to, she was scared. She felt, she'd never master the Segway "bike". After about 10 minutes into the training ride, she was all over it. Really "easy peasy" as she would say. The tour itself was great and very informative. Living in the Twin... More 

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Fremont, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2016 via mobile

We took The Magical History Tour in October. We've been visiting Minneapolis for several years, and have toured many of its museums, but this was the most enjoyable way we've learned about several historical sites around downtown and Nicolette Island. The head tour guide was interesting and informative. The other tour guides taught us to ride our Segways safely and... More 

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Clifton Park, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 8, 2016

Everyone was super friendly (Ben, Ian, etc), and the Segways were easy to learn. Everyone is a little wobbly for the first minute or 2, but after that, it becomes like second nature, and it's easy and fun to get around on them. The tour itself was 3 hours or so, and i honestly could've spent twice that amount of... More 

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Edina, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2016

We had such a wonderful time on our Segway tour yesterday!! Even though the weather was less then desirable, we made the best of it and our guides Chris, Denny and Lacey were wonderful at keeping us laughing. We did this outing to celebrate 2 wedding anniversary's and a 40th Birthday for the month of October. As Minnesota residents I... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

This is a fun and easy way to ride a segway if you've always wanted to do it. I found it easy to learn, but an older woman in our group wasn't paying attention and fell over. She's fine. The tour guide was excellent. Even though I've lived here for many years, he told me many things I did not... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

We decided to make it a Ladies Day outing in our own home town as we had such a positive experience on a Segway tour in Austin, TX. What a delightful afternoon on the Magical History Tour of downtown Minneapolis! Our tour guide, Chris, shared many fun facts about Minneapolis. I learned that WCCO ( a long time established local... More 

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Bloomington, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

I am a lifelong Minnesotan and I learned some things! At first I was not sure about riding a segway but after a few minutes it was pretty simple. The fall colors were out and the weather perfect. I think we saw a dozen weddings on our tour. If you are on the fence about doing this please consider this... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

As a Minneapolis resident, I was pleasantly surprised by all the interesting facts I learned from our tour guide, Chris. Chris also proved to be quite humorous and was incredibly safety-conscious. Overall, very entertaining and fun, would do again despite losing some dignity.

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