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 »
Getting Ready for 2016
The National Park Service turns 100 on August 25, 2016. To us, it's not about cakes and candles — it's about being an organization ready to take on the challenges of our second century. Our blueprint to get there — A Call to Action — outlines the innovative work we want to accomplish. Lowell National Historical Park is a big part of this effort. Take a look at what we're doing locally and get involved!
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Lowell Public school third graders had the opportunity to learn about how their community works during the inaugural district-wide civics day on Wednesday, June 4, 2014. Read more
Lowell Massachusetts celebrated the first Lowell Photography Weekend on May 16 & 17, 2014. Lowell National Historical Park joined the event by hosting its first student photography exhibit entitled Who is Lowell? Read more
Lowell National Historical Park held its annual reception jointly with the Lowell Heritage Partnership on Thursday, May 15th. May is a fitting time to recognize historic and cultural preservation, where it is also “National Preservation Month.” The event was the kick off to “Doors Open Lowell,” Lowell’s thirteenth annual celebration of the preserved, built historic environment. Read more
The Seashore Trolley Museum volunteer group at Lowell National Historical Park is the recipient of the 2014 National Park Service Northeast Region’s George and Helen Hartzog Award Read more
The City hosted an event on Thursday, April 24 at the new Boott Mills West (part of complex where LOWE Boott Mills Museum is located) as part of “Lowell Celebrates National Community Development Week.” Read more
Did You Know?
The population of Lowell grew dramatically during the years of industrial expansion-rising from about 2,500 in 1826 to more than 33,000 in 1850, when Lowell was the second largest city in Massachusetts.