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Don't miss the roar of a 1920s weave room with operating power looms! The Boott Cotton Mills Museum includes the weave room plus interactive exhibits and video programs about the Industrial Revolution, labor, and the rise, fall, and rebirth of Lowell. Adults, $6.00; Seniors, $4.00 (62+); Youths, 6-16 $3.00; Students (16+ with ID), $4.00; Children 5 and under, free. 115 John Street (formerly 400 Foot of John Street), Lowell, MA. Parking is available for a fee at city garage, or on street metered parking.
Explore the history of "mill girls" and immigrants in a Boott Mill boardinghouse. The Mill Girls and Immigrants Exhibit, located in the Patrick J. Mogan Cultural Center, tells the human story of the Industrial Revolution by concentrating on the working people of Lowell. Free. 40 French Street, Lowell, MA. Parking is available at city garage for a fee, or on street metered parking.
The Patrick J. Mogan Cultural Center, located at 40 French Street, is a program of Lowell National Historical Park in partnership with the University of Massachusetts Lowell. The mission of the Mogan Cultural Center is to "tell the human story of Lowell" through the development of exhibits, projects and programs. The Center serves as the home to the world-renowned Angkor Dance Troupe, the Mill Girls and Immigrants Exhibit and the University of Massachusetts' Center for Lowell History. The Mogan Cultural Center strives to play a positive role among community groups as well as advance cultural and historical activities within the city. 40 French Street, Lowell, MA. Parking is available at city garage for a fee, or on street metered parking. The hours of the Center for Lowell History are Monday-Friday, 9:00am-5:00pm.
Did You Know?
The factory bells dominated daily life in Lowell. They woke the workers at 4:30 a.m., called them into the mill at 4:50, rang them out for breakfast and back in, out and in for dinner, out again at 7 p.m. at the day's close. The whole city, it seemed, moved together and did the mills' bidding.