Throughout Lowell there are historic buildings and locations which the National Park Service strives to maintain and interpret to tell the story of the American Industrial Revolution in Lowell. Learn more about these amazing places, their history, and how they are being used today!
  • A roaring 17 foot tall waterfall with white foam pooling at the base
    The Merrimack River

    The Merrimack River has been an essential part of this region's history, starting with the Pennacook people through today

  • the exterior of a red brick building with a walkway and park in front
    The Boarding Houses

    Once a booming boarding house where Lowell's mill girls lived off-hours, Lowell National Historical Park has reconstructed its inter

  • The interior of a historic mill with gears, turbines, and machines on display in the center
    The River Transformed Exhibit

    Available by tour only, this exhibit covers the technological advances which made Lowell a trendsetter during the Industrial Revolution

  • Brick Building with a smokestack rising up behind it
    Capital and Agents House

    The Agents House is the Lowell National Historical Park's Headquarters, but also a historic building used by the men who ran the mills

  • A shot of multiple red brick buildings with a sign in the foreground reading Koravos/Coravos Sq.
    The Acre

    The “Acre,” one of Lowell’s earliest ethnic neighborhoods, reflects a diversity of cultures resulting from over 170 years of migration.

Last updated: October 11, 2023

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