• Pawtucket canal with boat tour full of visitors with trolley in the background.

    Lowell

    National Historical Park Massachusetts

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  • Credit Card payments for interpretive fees.

    Beginning September 9, due to the federal government's fiscal year close out, only cash or check payments can be accepted for fees at the Boott Mills, canal boat tours, and for Interagency Passes. Credit cards will be accepted again on October 1, 2014. More »

  • Lowell NHP Superintendents Compendium update.

    The Superintendents Compendium has been updated in regard to the use of unmanned aircraft in national park areas. More »

Just For Kids

Park Ranger making finger puppets with children in the park.

Ranger Marieke helping kids make crafts and write songs as part of Your City Summer!

NPS/Jen Myers

Your City Saturdays 2014

Come hang out with park rangers, get creative, and explore your city’s stories! This fall, Lowell National Historical Park invites families to Your City Saturday, a regular series of free intergenerational activities. Each Saturday from September 13th - October 25, come to the Visitor Center from 10AM-11AM for creative activities exploring themes important to Lowell’s past and present. Your City Saturday will take place in the Visitor Center located at 246 Market Street.

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Did You Know?

Industrial Canyon, Lowell, MA

Protests came to Lowell in the mid-1830s. Mill management...twice reduced the take-home pay of women workers. Faced with growing inventories and falling prices, owners believed the only way to sustain profits was to cut labor costs. The mill workers were not willing to accept this logic.