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 »
“All Aboard!” The Trolley Express is Coming to Town!
Contact: Phil Lupsiewicz, 978-275-1705
Lowell, MA. Experience the magic of Trolley Express aboard the Lowell National Historical Park Trolley. The round-trip adventure is free and departs from the Boott Cotton Mills Museum on Saturday, November 24, 2012 at 11:00am, 12:00pm, 1:00pm, 2:00pm and 3:00pm. While riding the rails, listen to a reading of the classic children's story, The Polar Express© by Chris Van Allsburg, and receive a special Trolley Express remembrance.At the end of the line, join ranger elves to make a holiday craft.
Seating is limited and reservations are required. Reservations will be accepted beginning Tuesday, November 13, 2012 from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm. To make your reservations, call 978-970-5000.
The Trolley Express is presented in conjunction with Lowell's annual City of Lights Parade and Holiday Festival.Families can partake in numerous fun activities as the downtown comes to life for the holiday season.For a complete list of City of Lights activities, visit http://lowell.org/pages/cityoflights.aspx.
For more information about the Boott Cotton Mills Museum and Lowell National Historical Park visit www.nps.gov/lowe or call 978-970-5000.
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.