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 »
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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The Tsongas Industrial History Center (TIHC) launched a new web feature whose development was funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities for educators everywhere. Read more
Grand Master Seiichi Tanaka's San Francisco Taiko Dojo. Japanese taiko drumming kick off the 28th Lowell Folk Festival at Boardinghouse Park. Read more
Fostering conversation between time and space about the impact of the Waltham-Lowell System in Lowell during and post industrial revolution and its continued impact on Lowell and its residents today. We will be displaying opinions and perceptions across time periods and between different communities that make up Lowell then and today. Read more
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
Did You Know?
The factory bells dominated daily life in Lowell. They woke the workers at 4:30 a.m., called them into the mill at 4:50, rang them out for breakfast and back in, out and in for dinner, out again at 7 p.m. at the day's close. The whole city, it seemed, moved together and did the mills' bidding.