Segway Inc., together with the Smithsonian, has launched Smithsonian Tours by Segway, the only tour that departs from the National Mall.
Throughout June; 9 a.m., 12:30 p.m. and 4 p.m.
Smithsonian Tours by Segway is the only Personal Transporter (PT) Tour to begin on the National Mall – offering an educational and incredibly fun experience Segway® has come together with the Smithsonian® Institution to offer the only PT tour to depart from the National Mall at the National Museum of American History.
This scenic tour, prepared in consultation with Smithsonian staff, offers visitors an exciting overview of the National Mall as well as a unique way to learn more about the country’s national treasures. Tourists will explore Washington DC’s rich history and enjoy educational stories that only the Smithsonian could tell them. The tour guide will lead the group and offer insightful commentary on the architecture, art, culture and history related to the points of interest, landmarks and key Smithsonian museum exhibits along the route. It’s a fascinating experience that truly offers something exciting for everyone.
Riders must be 16 years of age or older and weigh between 100 and 260 pounds. Safety is our top priority — therefore a product orientation is provided and a helmet must be worn for the entire duration of the tour.
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