Discover the continuing revolution. Lowell’s water-powered textile mills catapulted the nation – including immigrant families and early female factory workers – into an uncertain new industrial era. Nearly 200 years later, the changes that began here still reverberate in our shifting global economy. Explore Lowell, a living monument to the dynamic human story of the Industrial Revolution.
All was expectancy. Changes were coming…nobody could guess what. – Lucy Larcom
The Lowell Folk Festival, July 29 - 31.
Join us for a weekend of music, dance, folkcraft, foodways and more. Downtown Lowell is the place.
Volunteer at the Lowell Folk Festival
The Lowell Folk Festival celebrates its 30th year on July 29, 30, & 31, 2016. Join the fun with the Folk Festival family- Be a volunteer !
Meet Us on the Merrimack
Join us for free short riverboat rides from the UMass Lowell Boathouse. This week- Monday & Wednesday, July 25 & 27 at 6, 6:40, & 7:20 p.m.
Our Behind the Park Video Series Returns
Join Ranger Moriah for a behind the scenes video of Lowell National Historical Park, inspired by artifacts in our curatorial collection.
Your City Summer Family Programs
Join us at the Visitor Center on Saturdays from 11-12 for free fun hands-on activities for kids and families. No reservations needed.
Lowell NHP Celebrates the NPS Centennial
Celebrate 100 years of the National Park Service, and Find Your Story at Lowell National Historical Park.
The Northern Canal Walkway
The Northern Canal Walkway will be open May 15- Oct 15 (flow rates permitting.) Come visit one of the great marvels of American engineering.
Lowell Connects- 100 Parks 100 Stories
To celebrate 100 years of the National Park Service, we're connecting Lowell's story to 100 other National Parks. Join us on Facebook!