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

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 testament to the dynamic human story of the industrial revolution.

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Visit Lowell National Historical Park

Information about hours, tours, programs, and events. Plan your visit today!

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Plan a Field Trip to Lowell

Registration for hands-on, minds-on field trips at the Tsongas Industrial History Center is now open for the 2022-23 school year.

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Lowell Kids Week

Learn about upcoming Kids Week Activities

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Anti-Slavery in Lowell

Learn about the Anti-Slavery Movement in Lowell.

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67 Kirk Street
Lowell, MA 01852


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