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Lowell National Historical Park holiday hours

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Date: December 17, 2008
Contact: Phil Lupsiewicz, 978-275-1705

Lowell, Massachusetts. In observance of the upcoming holidays, Lowell National Historical Park will be closed all day on December 25, and December 26, 2008. Lowell National Historical Park Visitor Center will be open from 9:00 am to 4:30 pm on Wednesday, December 24, and will reopen at 9 am to 4:30 pm on Saturday, December 27.  The park will also be closed on January 1, 2009, New Year’s Day.


During the holiday week, Saturday, December 27 through Sunday, December 30: the Visitor Center will be open each day from 9 am to 4:30 pm, except Sunday when it opens at 10:00am to 4:30pm; and the Boott Cotton Mills Museum willbe open 9:30 am to 4:30 pm except Sunday, December 30, from11:00 am to 4:30 pm.


Lowell National Historical Park, one of over 390 units of the National Park Service, preserves and interprets the history of the American Industrial Revolution in Lowell, Massachusetts. The park in downtown Lowell includes historic cotton textile mills, 5.6 miles of power canals, operating gatehouses, and worker housing.


For more information about Lowell National Historical Park, visit www.nps.gov/lowe or call 978-970-5000.

Did You Know?

Mile of Mills, Lowell, MA

Francis Cabot Lowell died before his colleagues began planning the industrial city of unprecedented order and scale that would eventually be named Lowell, Massachusetts.