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 »
Lowell National Historical Park honors veterans with fee free weekend at Boott Cotton Mills Museum, November 9 - 11, 2013
Contact: Phil Lupsiewicz, 978-275-1705
Lowell, MA –In honor of Veterans Day, Lowell National Historical Park will be waiving museum fees for all visitors at the Boott Cotton Mills Museum on Saturday, November 9, through Monday, November 11, 2013.Lowell National Historical Park would like to invite our communities to visit this weekend to learn more about the history, heritage and people of Lowell.
The Boott Cotton Mills Museum tells the story of America's Industrial Revolution, labor, and the rise, fall, and rebirth of Lowell. The museum includes an operating 1920's weaveroom, is currently open daily from 9:30 am to 5:00 pm.Visitors are encouraged to begin their visit at the National Park Visitor Center, 246 Market Street.
Did You Know?
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.