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Lowell National Historical Park Visitor Center

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The industrial revolution all around you

amazing historical site of 19th century cotton textile mills, amazing canal boat tours, and an... read more

Reviewed 10 October 2018
Lowell, Massachusetts
Interesting Textile Industry History

Our friends suggested we take this tour and we were not disappointed. Such and interesting part of... read more

Reviewed 25 September 2018
Huntington Beach, California
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Visitors center located in the Market Mills complex of the park.
246 Market St, Lowell, MA 01852-1849
+1 978-970-5007
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Reviewed 10 October 2018

amazing historical site of 19th century cotton textile mills, amazing canal boat tours, and an operating weave room at the Boot Mills Museum. do not miss it!

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Reviewed 25 September 2018 via mobile

Our friends suggested we take this tour and we were not disappointed. Such and interesting part of our country’s history; immigrants, women in the workplace and the industrial revolution. It’s an interesting site because it’s not like most parks; it’s spread out over different buildings...More

Thank MrsPickle
Reviewed 9 September 2018

Our tour of the Lowell canals started with a trolley ride around downtown past some of the historic mill buildings. We got off the trolley near Middlesex Community College and walked over the pedestrian bridge to where our tour boat was docked behind the hotel....More

Thank jeffpdavid
Reviewed 6 September 2018

Surprisingly,there was a lot more history here than most folks know. The Park Service does a great job providing tours and exhibits that maintain your attention.

Thank spome03
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Even though we live only about 45 minutes from Lowell we had never visited the National Park. So today we took a field trip! Boy are we glad we did. First of all the staff at the Visitor’s Center were so nice, helpful and just...More

Thank Lesmol
Reviewed 31 July 2018

The visitor center offers an overview of the Lowell National Historic Park. There is a movie, gift store, bathrooms, and more. Parking is free, but you must get your parking ticket stamped before you leave. From here you can catch the trolley to the other...More

Thank Calhu
Reviewed 11 July 2018

We stopped in to tour the locks, the rangers were very friendly, the captain of the boat during the tour was very professional. I would advise taking a towel or something to sit on if you take the lock tour on a hot day, the...More

Thank Donald R
Reviewed 9 July 2018

Excellent place to start when visiting the national historical park. Make sure to stop at the front desk and ask for a map and suggestions on food etc. Everyone was very nice and accommodating. They also offer a theater and memorabilia inside. Discounts given to...More

Thank brando16a
Reviewed 7 July 2018

We were visiting the area (Lowell Quilt Museum for Free Fun Friday) and stopped in here as we had two friends from out of town. They have some "history boards" with information of Lowell that was very interesting. They also have a nice gift shop...More

Thank Queensabode
Reviewed 3 July 2018

The 15 minute video on the history of Lowell is very informative. The rangers are very friendly and helpful.

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