A very educational day about the long history of this huge factory town. Really the whole town is a museum. I recommend you sign up for the canal tour as soon as you arrive at the visitor center. A very fun way to learn about...More
About Lowell National Historical Park
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Start by parking for free at the Visitor Center (access from Dutton St.). Get a parking voucher, use the immaculate facilities, find out about free trolley rides, free exhibits, and free tours from the knowledgeable park rangers. There are so many different tours: canal tour,...More
Lots to see and do at the park. Start with the visitor center movie and displays. Buy tickets for the 1:45 hr canal and trolley tour. Visit the mills and take in a ranger talk. Great history of our industrial revolution here in North America.
As a historian, a national parks fan, and a dad of three little kids, I enthusiastically recommend Lowell. It is perhaps the most informative, well-planned, and fun historical park we have been to -- the Junior Ranger program is AWESOME! We only had an hour...More
Thank you for your kind words. We are thrilled to hear you and your children had a good time and they have joined the ranks of Lowell Junior Rangers. Please visit us again when you can and enjoy all your national parks.
Enjoyed the tales of immigration, unions beginnings, a true tale of factory working in America I was a nice afternoon tour We had a picnic. A pleasant learning experience
This Visitor Center is excellent. Go before 4:30 pm to hear and see the mill working. Be certain to see the second floor displays; really good. Jr. Ranger is very good and a beautiful patch can be earned.
Parking is on 246 Market St, go through the gate & a ticket. You don't pay for parking because at the visitor center they validate your ticket. We got there about 2pm and had no idea what to see around the city that was related...More
Free trolley tours and reasonable canal boat tours. Explains a great deal about the history of Lowell and the worker's experiences.
Really nice tour lead by nice guides. You ride the trolley and take a nice boat ride through a lock with a lot of interesting history along the way. Our 11 year old really liked it too! $12 for adults and $8 for children and...More
So happy to hear of your visit and experience. Thank you for sharing with us.