• Boott Cotton Mills Museum with Trolley

    Lowell

    National Historical Park Massachusetts

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  • Trolleys Out of Service until Saturday August 23

    Due to repair work, the trolleys will not be running until Saturday, August 23. Daily boat tours will still be running, with a 1/4 mile walk from the visitor center. The 2:30 trolley tour will be offered as a walking tour. More info at 978-970-5000.

  • Lowell NHP Superintendents Compendium upate.

    The Superintendents Compendium has been updated in regard to the use of unmanned aircraft in national park areas. More »

Volunteer Jobs

Lowell National Historical Park
Individuals and groups seeking volunteer opportunities can help the park in a variety of ways. Areas often recruited for include:

Volunteer in the Exhibits: Greet park visitors and help them learn the park story at the Visitor Center, Boott Cotton Mills Museum, and Mill Girls & Immigrants Exhibit.
Volunteer with Maintenance: Help maintain historic structures, keep grounds clean, and help operate our set of historic locks!
Volunteer as an Administration Assistant: Help take messages, greet visitors, scan important documents, distribute mail, and much more!
Volunteer on the Trolley: Help the park trolley crew greet riders, flag the historic trollies through downtown Lowell, and bring visitors to boats!
Volunteer Curatorial Assistant: Assist in the park library, help curatorial staff with museum artifact classification, the installation of and maintenance of new exhibits!


To apply for one of these or another park position, click here and search for Lowell.

Partner Organizations
Lowell National Historical Park operates in partnership with local museums, galleries, and community beautification initiatives. Opportunities for participation include:

• Assist Museum Teachers with educational programs at the Tsongas Industrial History Center
• Help the Lowell Canal Water Cleaners out once a month in keeping our canals in the downtown Lowell area clean.


For more information regarding Lowell National Historical Park volunteer program please contact the Park Volunteer Coordinator at 978-275-1740 or contact us.

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.