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.

A park ranger and a woman in costume film a video in a historic weave room.

Plan a Virtual Field Trip to Lowell

Virtual Field Trips provide students with an in-depth look at the Industrial Revolution. Schedule your virtual program today!

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Get Involved With A New Park Exhibit

LNHP is working with our communities to co-create a brand new cultural exhibit, and we want to hear from you!

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Learn About Lowell in our Video Gallery

Explore the stories of the Spindle City on our multimedia page, featuring over 20 videos all about Lowell history.

two cormorants, large birds with pouched-bills, sit on a broken tree branch in the Concord River

Lowell's Natural World

Discover the ecological challenges Lowell has faced and will face, and meet the plants and animals that call this city home!

Two boys create a cart at the Tsongas Industrial History Center

Online Resources for Students

Looking to learn more about the Industrial Revolution? Check out the digital education resources at the Tsongas Industrial History Center!

A monthly community discussion, the Lowell Talks podcast highlights current issues.

Listen to the Lowell Talks Podcast

A monthly community discussion, the Lowell Talks podcast highlights current issues and historic context.

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Women's Activism in Lowell

Discover the history of Lowell's women activists throughout time! From laborers to leaders, follow their journey with us!

Last updated: May 7, 2021

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Mailing Address:

67 Kirk Street
Lowell, MA 01852

Phone:

(978) 970-5000

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