Visit Lowell National Historical Park!
Lowell National Historical Park is the best place to learn about Lowell’s industrial past. Explore the stories of the workers, engineers, inventors, and investors who made Lowell the first successful planned industrial city in the United States. Learn more about the city’s role as a cutting-edge developer of technology and hub of social and economic change in the American Industrial Revolution. The Visitor Center and Boott Cotton Mills Museum will be open daily (Weekdays 12 p.m. – 5 p.m., Weekends 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.) Into An 1840s Boarding House is an exhibit will be open on Saturdays and Sundays from 1:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Grab and Explore Scavenger Hunt
Location: Lowell National Historical Park Visitor Center, 246 Market St. or Boott Cotton Mills
Museum, 115 John St.
Grab a fun activity bag and explore Lowell National Historical Park together with your family and friends. Take home activities or spend time outside working on a scavenger hunt!
Saturday April 22nd
Mack Plaza & Pawtucket Canal Cleanup 9:00 am – 12:00 pm All ages | No Reservation Required | Hosted by Lowell National Historical Park, Lowell Litter Krewe, Lowell Canalwater Cleaners | Mack Plaza, 246 Market St. Meet at Mack Plaza, 246 Market St. Event hosted by Lowell Litter Krewe, Lowell Canalwater Cleaners and Lowell National Historical Park.
Help clean up the city of Lowell on Earth Day! Gloves and tools will be provided. This event is rain or shine – please dress for the weather and wear closed-toed shoes. For more information, visit: Canal Cleaners at Mack Plaza
Boott Cotton Mills Museum Fee Free Day! 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM All ages | No Reservation Required | Hosted by Lowell National Historical Park | Boott Cotton Mills Museum, 115 John St.
To kick off National Park Week the National Park Service is offering free admission to all National Parks around the country! Here at Lowell National Historical Park, the Boott Cotton Mills Museum will be free for all visitors Saturday, April 22nd. The museum will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., so come by and explore the multitude of stories that shaped this industrial city.
Sunday April 23rd
Story Time With a Ranger
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
All Ages | No Reservation Required | Hosted by Lowell National Historical Park | Lowell
National Historical Park Visitor Center, 246 Market St.
Drop by to visit Lowell National Historical Park and join in for Story Time with one of our
rangers. The ranger will have different stories to read, stay and listen to one or stay longer!
Art in the Park with Donna Berger: Quick Sketching People in Outdoor Scenes 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.| Ages 10 and up| Reservations required 978-970-5000| Boarding House Park 40 French Street
Join LNHP and diverse local artists for our Art in the Park series of plein air (outdoors) art workshops. Under the guidance and teaching of local artists, we will use Lowell as a backdrop for inspiration and expression. Join in to grow your creative skill in different mediums, from drawing and watercolor to portrait work and acrylic painting. Lowell is a City of Artists – Each artist will bring their own expertise to share with you and help facilitate your own process of creating. The program is free, but space is limited, and reservations are required. Please call 978-970-5000 to reserve a spot. Please bring your own supplies, some events LNHP will have limited supplies on hand for shared use read the full description to see the Materials Used section for the workshop. For more information visit, www.nps.gov/lowell and check the events calendar.