• Boott Cotton Mills Museum with Trolley

    Lowell

    National Historical Park Massachusetts

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  • Folk Festival Parking and Schedule Changes

    While the park helps the city prepare for and celebrate the Lowell Folk Festival, the Visitor Center parking lot at 304 Dutton St. will be closed Wed July 23-Mon July 28. Also check our Operating Hours page for changes to tour and exhibit schedules. More »

Park Reports

Recent Reports
The 2013-14 Annual Report was released in May 2014.

The 2012 Annual Report was first distributed in May 2013.

The 2011-2012 Annual Report was first distributed in May 2012

The 2010 Annual Report. The 2010 Annual Report was first distributed in May 2011.

The 2009 Annual Report. The 2009 Annual Report was first distributed in May 2010.

The 2009 Park Partner Report.

Special Park Reports
'The report "Lowell National Historical Park: 30 Years of Preservation and Innovation for Future Generations" offers insights into the Park's past, present, and future.'

'The "Heritage Preservation and Development White Paper" was prepared by Jonathan Lane and Dennis Frenchman as part of Lowell National Historical Park's 30th anniversary activities looking at the past, present and future of the Park.'

'The "The Presentation of Lowell's Stories White Paper" was prepared by Peter O'Connell and Gray Fitzsimons as part of Lowell National Historical Park's 30th anniversary activities looking at the past, present and future of the Park.'

Past Park Annual Reports

Interpretive Planning

Long Range Interpretive Plan, here.

Did You Know?

Industrial Canyon, Lowell, MA

Protests came to Lowell in the mid-1830s. Mill management...twice reduced the take-home pay of women workers. Faced with growing inventories and falling prices, owners believed the only way to sustain profits was to cut labor costs. The mill workers were not willing to accept this logic.