Lowell National Historical Park News Release
Release date: Immediate
Contact(s): Phil Lupsiewicz
Phone number: 978 275-1705
Date: November 10, 2014
Lowell, MA – In honor of Veterans Day, Lowell National Historical Park will be waiving museum fees for all visitors at the Boott Cotton Mills Museum on Tuesday, November 11, 2014. Lowell National Historical Park would like to invite our communities to visit and to learn more about the history, heritage and people of Lowell. Explore on your own, or join a Ranger for a talk at the Boott Cotton Mills Museum.
The Boott Cotton Mills Museum tells the story of America’s Industrial Revolution, labor, and the rise, fall, and rebirth of Lowell. The museum includes an operating 1920’s weaveroom, is currently open daily from 9:30 am to 5:00 pm. Visitors are encouraged to begin their visit at the National Park Visitor Center, 246 Market Street.
In addition, visitors are invited to the temporary exhibit “Who Am I? Personal Connections to Immigration or Migration” a unique fabric art project of the International Fabric Collaborative and students local and nationwide, on view at the Museum through early December. See more about this nationwide project at www.thedreamrocket.com.
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 this weekend, please visit http://www.nps.gov/findapark/feefreeparks.htm.