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Contact: Phil Lupsiewicz, 978-275-1705Lowell, Massachusetts. LOWELL, MA — Lowell National Historical Park is waiving museum fees at the Boott Cotton Mills Museum on Monday, January 16, 2017, in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. The Boott Cotton Mills Museum tells the story of America’s Industrial Revolution, and the rise, fall, and rebirth of Lowell. Come experience the operating 1920s weave room, and learn about the history, heritage and people of Lowell.
For this holiday, the Boott Cotton Mills Museum at Lowell National Historical Park will be open from 12:00 noon to 5:00 p.m. The Mill Girl and Immigrant exhibit, located at 40 French Street, will be open 1:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Visitors are encouraged to begin their visit to the Park at the Visitor Center, open daily from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., at 246 Market Street. Free parking is available near the Visitor Center at 304 Dutton Street.
For more information about Lowell National Historical Park visit www.nps.gov/lowe or call 978-970-5000. For information about national parks nationwide that are participating in fee-free events for this and other dates, please visit www.nps.gov/findapark/feefreeparks.htm.
The National Park Service commemorates the story and legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. throughout the country. Visit the place of his birth in Atlanta, Georgia at the Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historic Site. Get inspired by Dr. King’s message at the site of one of his most famous speeches, the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. Follow the history of Dr. King and the famous 1965 Voting Rights March through Alabama along the Selma to Montgomery National Historical Trail.