• Boott Cotton Mills Museum with Trolley

    Lowell

    National Historical Park Massachusetts

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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 »

Collections

Partner Institution Resources
Center for Lowell History, 40 French St., Lowell, MA, Phone Number: 978-934-4998

Digital Oral History. The University of Massachusetts Lowell, Center for Lowell History has coordinated dozens of Oral History Projects featuring the City of Lowell resulting in hundreds of interviews. We are pleased to introduce online many transcribed interview from our Oral History
Collection.
 
Donating Materials to Lowell National Historical Park

The park always appreciates the opportunity to accept gifts for inclusion into our Museum and Library Collections. Please contact the park curator for a consult. Our Scope of Collection Statement sets forth the boundaries for the acquisition and preservation of museum objects that contribute directly to the understanding and interpretation of the park's themes and resources, as well as those materials that the Park Service is legally mandated to preserve.

Scope of Collections Statement.

Did You Know?

Francis Gate/Guard Locks, Lowell, MA

There are 5.6 miles of canals at Lowell National Historical Park. The canals channeled the Merrimack River's 32 foot drop to Lowell's mills providing power for the mill machinery.