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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Begin your visit at Market Mills, home of the National Park Visitor Center, where you can make reservations for tours, explore exhibits, visit the Children's Corner, browse our bookstore, and view the award-winning multi-image video program, "Lowell: The Industrial Revelation". Also on view by request is "Lowell Blues," a film by Henry Ferrini about author Jack Kerouac and his native city. General information on area lodging, cultural institutions, and dining is also available. 246 Market Street, Lowell, MA. Limited free parking is available.
Boott Cotton Mills Museum
Also at the museum, check for daily happenings at the Tsongas Industrial History Center, Lowell Historical Society, and shop at the Museum Store (reduced hours in winter - call for details) for a large selection of mill-related books, cloth from our weave room, books for kids, and other mill-related items.
Mill Girls and Immigrants Exhibit
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.