• Boott Cotton Mills Museum with Trolley


    National Historical Park Massachusetts


Accessibility at Lowell National Historical Park

Many of the facilities at Lowell National Historical Park are historic and were built before current accessibility standards were set. The terrain at our park sites can contain many uneven surfaces and may provide difficulty for visitors with mobility issues or visual impairments. For more information, please call (978)-970-5000 or click the links below for specific accessibility pages:


Deaf/Hearing Loss

Blind/Low Vision

Access Pass

U.S. citizens or permanent residents who are permanently residents who are permanently disabled are eligible for the Interagency Access Pass. This free, lifetime admission pass is valid at National Park Serivce, Bureau of Land Management, US Fish and Wildlife Service, US Forest Service, and Bureau of Reclamation sites.

  • Must be obtained with valid identification
  • Does not cover or reduce special recreation permit fees or fees charged by concessioners.
  • Available at park entrance stations, most visitor centers, and online. Admits pass owner and passengers in a private vehicle.

For more information please click here.

Did You Know?

Photo of mill workers outside of a Boardinghouse

There were female and male overseers in the mills of Lowell in the 19th century. In Rev. Henry Miles' book, Lowell As It Was, and As It Is, he mentions that the Boott Cotton Mills has recently opened a new weave room and it is being overseen by two women overseers. More...