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.


Join us September 3nd from 5pm-9pm

Join us for Lowell First Thursdays

Head into Downtown Lowell September 3rd and enjoy special events, performances, and promotions at select museums, art galleries, and more.

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Walking Tour Group at Lucy Larcom Park

Lowell Walks Saturday Walking Tours

Lowell Community Historians and Experts offer 90 minute free walking tours on a variety of topics 10 a.m. most Saturdays at the Visitor Center.

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Behind the Scenes - Tale of Two City Halls

Join Ranger Nick for an inside look at Old City Hall and New City Hall (including the 180' clocktower) in the latest episode of "Behind the Park."

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Exhibit of Long-Hidden Artifacts Explores People’s Impact in Mill City

‘Lure of the Spindle’ Exhibit Now Open

An exhibit on the Portuguese in early 1900s Lowell at the Boott Mills Museum celebrates the lives, faith, and family of immigrants at work and play.

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Boat tour ranger throwing a line.

Your Guide to Summer 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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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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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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