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


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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 »

Curriculum Development

Tsongas Industrial History Center School Programs

The Tsongas Industrial History Center is a collaborative educational enterprise of the University of Massachusetts Lowell Graduate School of Education and the National Park Service at Lowell National Historical Park. The Center offers hands-on industrial history to students in grades 3-12 through school field trips, after-school programs, teacher workshops, and summer camp. For reservations or more information, call (978) 970-5000 or visit the Tsongas Industrial History Center's pages.

Landmarks of American History and Culture Teacher Workshops Information

For curriculum materials for your class, please visit the Tsongas Industrial History Center here.

Did You Know?

Historic etching, Lowell National Historical park

The population of Lowell grew dramatically during the years of industrial expansion-rising from about 2,500 in 1826 to more than 33,000 in 1850, when Lowell was the second largest city in Massachusetts.