Operating Hours & Seasons

Park Operating Hours (Daily)

-- Park Site -- Sept. 8 - Oct. 12, 2015 Oct. 13 - Nov. 28, 2015
Visitor Center (Free) 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Boott Cotton Mills Museum (Fees Apply) 9:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. 9:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Mill Girls & Immigrants Exhibit (Free) 1:30 p.m. - 5 p.m. 1:30 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Boat, Trolley, and Walking Tours See Guided Tours for schedule See Guided Tours for schedule
Northern Canal Walkway 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. when river flow allows Closed until May 2016

Download the Summer-Fall 2015 Offering, your Lowell map and guide to tour schedules, exhibit opening times, and special events. Or, download a printable copy here, designed to be printed on an 11x17 sheet.


| 246 Market Street | (978) 970-5000

9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Daily
* CLOSED, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Years Day.

Special Programs, Exhibits, Available Facilities
Award-winning video program, "Lowell: The Industrial Revelation." Introductory exhibits to park stories and resources. Children's Corner. Restrooms, general information on your park visit, as well as area lodging, cultural institutions, and dining is available.

MILL GIRLS & IMMIGRANTS EXHIBIT | 40 French Street | (978) 970-5000

1:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Daily (March 21-June 12, 2015)

11 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Daily (June 13-September 7, 2015)

1:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Daily (September 8-November 28, 2015)

*CLOSED, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Years Day.

Exhibits, Facilities
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 through the experiences of the working people of Lowell.

BOOTT COTTON MILLS MUSEUM | 115 John St.| (978) 970-5000

9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Daily (March 21, 2015 - November 28, 2015)

* CLOSED, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Years Day.

Adults, $6.00; Youths, 6-16 & Students $3.00; Senior Discount; Children 5 and under free.

Don't miss the roar of a 1920s weave room with operating power looms for a sense of the textile millworkers' experience! 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.

THE PATRICK J. MOGAN CULTURAL CENTER | 40 French Street | (978) 934-4998

Wednesday - Friday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. (Fall 2015)

* CLOSED Most Holidays.

Research Library, Available Facilities
The Universtiy of Massachusetts Lowell, Center for Lowell History was established in 1971 to assure the safekeeping, preservation, and availability for study and research of materials in unique subject areas.

MOODY STREET FEEDER GATEHOUSE | Merrimack and Dutton Sts. | (978) 970-5000

Call to inquire about special group tour arrangements to visit this site.

Explore one of the preserved gatehouses that regulated the city's canal system producing waterpower for the textile mills.

RIVER TRANSFORMED EXHIBIT | 600 Suffolk St. | 978-970-5000

Call to inquire about special group tour arrangements to visit this site. In-season, the 2:30 trolley tour visits the River Transformed Exhibit. See Guided Tour schedule for tour dates, here.

Insight on how the industrial revolution shaped our complex relationship with nature, a relationship that continues to evolve today, is told here.

NORTHERN CANAL WALKWAY | Entrance adjacent to 175 Aiken St. and/or Mammoth Rd/School St. Bridge. | (978) 970-5000

The historic walkway along the Northern Canal is open when river conditions permit between May 15 and October 15. To find out if the walkway is open, please call the park at (978) 970-5000.

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