• Boott Cotton Mills Museum with Trolley


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  • Trolleys Out of Service until Saturday August 23

    Due to repair work, the trolleys will not be running until Saturday, August 23. Daily boat tours will still be running, with a 1/4 mile walk from the visitor center. The 2:30 trolley tour will be offered as a walking tour. More info at 978-970-5000.

  • Lowell NHP Superintendents Compendium upate.

    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 Summer 2014

Come hang out with park rangers, get creative, and explore your city’s stories! This summer, Lowell National Historical Park invites families to Your City Summer, a regular series of free intergenerational activities. Each Friday from June 20-August 22, come to Mack Plaza near the Visitor Center from 10AM-11AM for creative activities exploring three themes important to Lowell’s past and present: Family Stories (June 20-July 4), City Kids (July 11-August 1), and Stories of Stuff (August 8-August 22). Your City Summer will take place outdoors (weather permitting, rain location inside the Visitor Center) with different explorations each week.



Tsongas Industrial History Center Summer Day Camp 2014


Tsongas Industrial History Center Summer Day Camp 2014.
Explore Lowell's history, the Merrimack River, local national parks and much more. Sign-up for week-long summer day camp sessions. More.

Did You Know?

Lowell, MA

Gamblers today can buy a "lucky cologne" which has its origins in the heart of Lowell National Historical Park. One of several local patent medicine companies, E.W. Hoyt & Co. produced personal products like Rubifoam tooth cleaner and Hoyt's German Cologne on Middlesex Street during the late 1800's.