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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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+1 952-888-9200

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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So much fun!

We had an absolutely fantastic morning tour led by Jim! He gave special attention to make sure that the 5 of us in the group were comfortable with the Segway before we started... read more

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Reviewed yesterday NEW

We had an absolutely fantastic morning tour led by Jim! He gave special attention to make sure that the 5 of us in the group were comfortable with the Segway before we started the trip. I have a sore knee and was a little anxious, but after 2-3 minutes on the Segway, I was loving it! Jim gave us lots... More 

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Elk River, Minnesota
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The tour was awesome. Everybody was nervous getting on a Segway,but with the expert help we were all pros in no time. It was so informative and fun. Ben did a great job giving the tour and Emma and Ruth were also very helpful. Would do this tour again in a minute. Learned a lot about the city and saw... More 

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humanonastick, Front Office Manager at Magical History Tour, responded to this review

Glad to hear a Minneapolis-local learned a few new things on our tour. We strive to make the experience exciting and informative for all. Hope you come segway with us again! More 

Burnsville, Minnesota
2 reviews
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

What a wonderful and delightful experience in so many ways! My family and office team had so much fun and the Segway tour really was magical. When you drive a Segway, it is as easy as walking, but you feel almost like you are hovering as you roll down the Mississippi River pathways. Our tour guides, Ben, Denny and Ruth... More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great time on this tour. There were four adults and two children. Everyone was quick to get the hang of riding and we were off. The stop at The Mill City Muesum was a nice break. The cookies were delicious. Ben and Chris did a great job guiding the tour. Would reccomend to anyone.

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humanonastick, Front Office Manager at Magical History Tour, responded to this review

We are happy to hear you enjoyed your tour. Thanks for riding with us! More 

Fremont, California
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Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

While in Boston and New Orleans on previous trips, I wanted to go on Segway tours, but never could find the time. It was so great to finally get a chance to do it here. The temperature was around 35 degrees, but sunny, and we were wearing appropriate layers, so it was quite refreshing. Apparently, no-one else thought of taking... More 

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humanonastick, Manager at Magical History Tour, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your kind words! I was glad we were able to make the tour a fun experience for you guys! More 

Minneapolis, Minnesota
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Reviewed 18 January 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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Reviewed 18 January 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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3 reviews
Reviewed 18 January 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 

Thank MichaelSw228
Fremont, United States
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Reviewed 15 November 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 

Thank Linda W
Clifton Park, New York
1 review
Reviewed 9 November 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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