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: Reservations, 978-970-5000
Contact: Phil Lupsiewicz, 978-275-1705
Families can join a Park Ranger for a free round-trip ride aboard the Lowell National Historical Park Trolley. The Trolley Express departs from the Boott Cotton Mills Museum on Saturday, November 28, 2009 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 by Chris Van Allsburg, The Polar Express. At the end of the line, enjoy hot chocolate and cookies and receive a special Trolley Express remembrance. With limited seating, reservations are required. To make your reservations, call 978-970-5000.
The Trolley Express is presented in conjunction with Lowell’s annual City of Lights 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 the Cultural Organization of Lowell (COOL) website at: http://www.lowell.org
Did You Know?
There are 5.6 miles of canals at Lowell National Historical Park. The canals channeled the Merrimack River's 32 foot drop to Lowell's mills providing power for the mill machinery.