• Boott Cotton Mills Museum with Trolley

    Lowell

    National Historical Park Massachusetts

Fees & Reservations

Fee-Free Days at the Boott Cotton Mills Museum - 2014

January 20
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
February 15-17
Presidents' Day Weekend
April 19-20
Opening Weekend of National Park Week
August 25
National Park Service Birthday
September 27
National Public Lands Day
November 11
Veterans Day



Boott Cotton Mills Museum

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.

Cost: Adults $6.00; Youths (6-16) $3.00; Students $3.00; Seniors $4.00; Children under 6 free.


Canal Tours

Canal Boat Tours are scheduled throughout the summer. Please see the schedule or call 978-970-5000/(5002 TDD)for information and reservations.

Cost: Adults $8.00; Students/Seniors $7.00; Youth (6-16) $6.00, Children under 6 free. [Except: "Full Works Tour," $10.00 adults, $9,00 seniors/students, $8.00 youth (6-16 years), free for children.]

Parking

Cost: Free at Visitor Center Lot (304 Dutton Street). Paid parking available on-street and in city garages.


The "America The Beautiful - National Parks and Federal Lands Pass"
These annual and lifetime passes provide U.S. citizens and visitors an affordable and convenient way to access a wide variety of Federal recreation lands, including National Parks. Between 80% and 100% of the Pass program's proceeds are used to improve and enhance visitor recreation services. (More Information)

Cost: Free - $80. You can purchase a pass at either the Visitor Center or Boott Cotton Mill Museum. Valid ID required.

 
A NPS Park boat prepares to take visitors on a Canal Tour.
A NPS Park boat prepares to take visitors along the Pawtucket Canal on a Canal Tour.
National Park Service

Did You Know?

Francis Gate/Guard Locks, Lowell, MA

There are 5.6 miles of canals at Lowell National Historical Park. The canals channeled the Merrimack River's 32 foot drop to Lowell's mills providing power for the mill machinery.