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    Lowell

    National Historical Park Massachusetts

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  • Credit Card payments for interpretive fees.

    Beginning September 9, due to the federal government's fiscal year close out, only cash or check payments can be accepted for fees at the Boott Mills, canal boat tours, and for Interagency Passes. Credit cards will be accepted again on October 1, 2014. More »

  • Lowell NHP Superintendents Compendium update.

    The Superintendents Compendium has been updated in regard to the use of unmanned aircraft in national park areas. More »

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September 09, 2014
Lowell National Historical Park Receives 2014 Ticket to Ride Grant from the National Park Foundation for Nashua Fifth Graders
Lowell National Historical Park is one of 65 national parks selected to receive a 2014 Ticket to Ride grant from the National Park Foundation, the official charity of America’s national parks. The grant supports the programming and bus fees for 600 Nashua School District fifth graders to the Tsongas Industrial History Center (TIHC) to participate in the “River as a Classroom” program and explore the Merrimack River’s ecosystem by boat and on land.

September 02, 2014
35th Annual Banjo and Fiddle Contests September 6th, 2014 at Boarding House Park
35th Annual Banjo and Fiddle Contests September 6th, 2014 at Boarding House Park

August 26, 2014
“Their Stories: Lowell’s Youth and the Refugee Experience” Untold Stories of Lowell’s Refugees at Lowell National Historical Park
“Their Stories: Lowell’s Youth and the Refugee Experience” Untold Stories of Lowell’s Refugees at Lowell National Historical Park exhibit to open at the Patrick J. Mogan Cultural Center.

August 20, 2014
“The Cultural Fabric of our Lives”
“The Cultural Fabric of our Lives” 2nd Annual Global Cloth Fair at Lowell National Historical Park. Sunday, August 24th from 1:00-4:00pm.

June 09, 2014
What’s Your Story? Get creative with Your City Summer at Lowell National Historical Park
Come hang out with park rangers, get creative, and explore your city’s stories! This summer, Lowell National Historical Park invites families to Your City Summer, a regular series of free inter-generational activities

May 19, 2014
2014 National Park Canal Boat Tours Begin Memorial Day Weekend in Lowell
Canal Boat Tours Begin Memorial Day Weekend at Lowell National Historical Park. Visit Lowell and cruise the historical canals by boat and ride a trolley though downtown. Canal boat tours begin for the 2014 season on Memorial Day weekend. Between May 24 and June 13

May 09, 2014
2014 Excellence Awards Recognition For Community Contributors
2014 Excellence Awards Recognition For Community Contributors & kick off for Doors Open Lowell.

April 10, 2014
Lowell Celebrates National Park Week April 19 – 27, 2014!
Lowell Celebrates National Park Week April 19 – 27, 2014! Fee free at the Boott Cotton Mills Museum April 19 & 20. Special 30th anniversary of the Lowell Trolleys.

April 08, 2014
Families! Celebrate Spring at April Play-Cation 2014
Create your artistic masterpiece, explore the outdoors, go to the movies and lots more at April Play-Cation 2014! Lowell Play-Cation brings free family fun to local families during Massachusetts school vacation week, April 19-26, 2014.

April 04, 2014
LoWellness Festival April 26, 2014
Join us for the LoWellness Festival - Boardinghouse Park and the Boott Mills Courtyard will be alive with free interactive performances (get up and dance!), health screenings, food and gardening demonstrations, outdoor activities and games for kids of all ages, and more ! Come experience what "Lowellness" is all about !

March 21, 2014
The Trolleys are back!
The Trolleys are back!

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.