• Boott Cotton Mills Museum with Trolley


    National Historical Park Massachusetts

There are park alerts in effect.
show Alerts »
  • Folk Festival Parking and Schedule Changes

    While the park helps the city prepare for and celebrate the Lowell Folk Festival, the Visitor Center parking lot at 304 Dutton St. will be closed Wed July 23-Mon July 28. Also check our Operating Hours page for changes to tour and exhibit schedules. More »

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 a working 1920s era 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 (62+) 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 (62+) $7.00; Youth (6-16) $6.00, Children under 6 free.


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: Various Prices (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?

Students weaving on floor looms at Lowell National Historical Park

The Tsongas Industrial History Center is a collaborative project of the University of Massachusetts Graduate School of Education and the National Park Service at Lowell National Historical Park. Over 60,000 school children per year experience curriculum based education programs at the park & Center. More...