All was expectancy. Changes were coming…nobody could guess what. – Lucy Larcom
Discover the continuing revolution. Lowell’s water-powered textile mills catapulted the nation – including immigrant families and early female factory workers – into an uncertain new industrial era. Nearly 200 years later, the changes that began here still reverberate in our shifting global economy. Explore Lowell, a living monument to the dynamic human story of the Industrial Revolution.
Winter Hours of Operation
Please note our holiday hours of operation to help plan your visit.Read More
Reception for “Charles Dickens in Massachusetts”
Reception for “Charles Dickens in Massachusetts” Friday, December 6th @ 4pm at Lowell National Historical Park's Visitor Center.Read More
The Work of Vassilios Giavis, December 7th
Lowell National Historical Park’s first Artist in Residence Vassilios “Bill” Giavis Reception, December 7, 2:00pm at the Boott Cotton Mills Museum.Read More
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Tsongas Industrial History Center
The Tsongas Center is a partnership between the University of Massachusetts Lowell Graduate School of Education and Lowell National Historical Park.Read More
The City is the Park
Welcome to Lowell, let us help you get familiar with the city. We'll help you plan your trip, spend your day in Lowell and learn all about the city.Read More
Did You Know?
Francis Cabot Lowell died before his colleagues began planning the industrial city of unprecedented order and scale that would eventually be named Lowell, Massachusetts.