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 »
Lowell Folklife Series
The Lowell Folklife Series presents free public events throughout the year featuring traditional craft, music, dance, and foodways.
Download the 2013 rack card.
Some events take place within the Lowell National Historical Park (in the visitor center theatre or Boott Mills event center), while others are held in community venues, e.g., church halls, theatres, and social clubs. On occasion, we take out the park's hybrid bus for tours to local ethnic markets and annual events marking cultural and religious ceremonies.
The Lowell Folklife Series is a partnership of Lowell National Historical Park and the Massachusetts Cultural Council's Folk Arts & Heritage Program.
Did You Know?
The Boyden Observatory of Bloemfontein, South Africa owes its existence to Uriah Boyden who left over $200,000 at his death in 1879. Mr. Boyden, an inventor, patented an outward flow turbine. He sold it to the Appleton Mills in Lowell, MA where he worked, home of Lowell National Historical Park.