All was expectancy. Changes were coming…nobody could guess what.      – Lucy Larcom

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.

Marcia Estabrook as Ellen Craft

Ellen Craft: Self-Emancipated Woman

"Ellen Craft: Self-Emancipated Woman" Performance by Marcia Estabrook. March 21, 6:30 p.m.

Lowell Women's Week

Lowell's celebration of women and their contributions to our community- past and present. Events all month long in March.

Row of students on an assembly line

Tsongas Center 25th Anniversary

Celebrating 25 years of the Tsongas Industrial History Center throughout the year. Check our events calendar and join in the celebration!

Descendants of the Rhode Island DeWolf Family at a Ghanaian River Ceremony.

Traces of the Trade Film & Discussion

Film screening & discussion of "Traces of the Trade," highlighting New England's role in the slave trade. Postponed due to snow- Date TBD.

Park intern with young visitors at a community event

Your City Saturday Family Programs

Free Drop-in Family Programs on the third Saturday of each month. Next program on March 18, 1-4 p.m. with YWCA Lowell at the Visitor Center.

Two weavers working on the looms in the Boott Cotton Mills

Winter Programs at Lowell NHP

Lots going on over the winter months in Lowell. Check out our hours, special programs and events, and plan your visit today!

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Lowell, MA 01852


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