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.


Free family fun.

Holly Jolly Trolley - Lowell City of Lights Parade

Join us for the annual City of Lights Parade in downtown Lowell on Saturday, November 28, 2015.

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December 6th, 2015 - February 7th, 2016

Piecing Together a Changing Planet

A juried show of twenty-six art quilts highlighting a few of the many ways that America’s National Parks are being impacted by climate change. Free

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Join us September 3nd from 5pm-9pm

4th Graders Get Your Pass!

Find out how every 4th grader can receive an Every Kid in a Park pass, good for free entry to national parks and other federal lands and waters.

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Behind the Scenes - Law Enforcement Edition

Join Lowell's law enforcement rangers for an inside look at their role in the park and the community in the season finale of "Behind the Park."

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Boat tour ranger throwing a line.

Guide to Summer & Fall at Lowell NHP

Check out the schedule of boat, trolley and walking tours, and plan your visit with our Summer-Fall Guide & Map.

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Ranger and students doing the Workers on the Line program

Education Programs at Lowell NHP

Innovative, hands-on learning opportunities at the Tsongas Industrial History Center. Field trips, professional development, lesson plans, and more.

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Join the Conversation

"Like" us on Facebook and stay connected to the park. Join Lowell National Historical Park's online community.

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