Lowell National Historical Park provides a variety of services to accommodate people who are deaf and people with hearing loss.
All Lowell National Historical Park multimedia presentations are captioned for the deaf and those with hearing loss.Most are open captioned (captions always on), while a few are closed captioned (see below). Printed narrations of the films are also available upon request.
- Lowell: The Continuing Revolution - Visitor Center, open-captioned
- The Worker's Remember Series - Boott Cotton Mills Museum Second Floor, closed-captioned (start buttons used to select with or without captions)
- Wheels of Change - Boott Cotton Mills Museum Second Floor, open-captioned
- Coming to America Series - Mill Girls and Immigrants Exhibit, open-captioned
Lowell National Historical Park offers a variety of services at all times for those who are deaf and those with hearing loss on park tours.
- Assisted listening devices and portable microphone and speaker system
- Printed tour handouts are available at the visitor center desk
- Graphic safety guides for boat and trolley tours
- Proximity seating on boats and trolleys is available to aid in hearing and/or lip reading.
In addition, American Sign Language (ASL) Interpretation may be arranged for attending tours with fourteen (14) days advanced notice, providing interpreter resources are available.
Please call (978) 970-5000 or use the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339 to request a Sign Language Interpreter. Or, complete and submit the Request for a Sign Language Interpreter Form. If a Sign Language Interpreter is requested and you are unable to make your visit to Lowell National Historical Park, a 48-hour notice of cancellation is requested.
For specific questions, or to make a reservation, please call 978-970-5000.
We want to do the best we can to insure that your experience at Lowell National Historical Park is gratifying. Please feel free to submit comments and suggestions by calling 978-970-5000, using the Federal Relay Service, or by e-mail.