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Lowell National Historical Park

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Address: 67 Kirk Street, Lowell, MA 01852
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+1 978-970-5000
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This park commemorates Lowell's integral part in America's Industrial...

This park commemorates Lowell's integral part in America's Industrial Revolution.

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Great despite the cold!

The film was informative, and the staff was super nice and knowledgeable. Most things to do were closed due to off season but we still got to see the Boot Mill looms, and it was... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The film was informative, and the staff was super nice and knowledgeable. Most things to do were closed due to off season but we still got to see the Boot Mill looms, and it was still very worth the trip for this history teacher!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

The entire site is well maintained with very knowledgeable and helpful stall. The information provided was clear and easily understood. As the weather was cold we didn't explore the entire site but will definitely return. The large free carpark is a bonus.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

It was great tour several buildings, trolley, and boat rides. We enjoyed it as much as the kids did.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

Post Colonial American history actually starts with this industrial city built to attract immigrants starting in the 1830's. Well worth a visit.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

I highly recommend that everyone visit Lowell and all its American Industrial Revolution attractions. You will get a chance to see History up close, a museum with working exhibits, a chance to try some things hand on and above all everyone can relate to what was done here as we all wear items made in a similar fashion. Well run,... More 

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Methuen, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

Lots to learn and see, the tour lasted over 30 minutes and the colors and machines were great to look at in the bright lights. Very clean and quiet inside as we were the only people there that week. All and all it is the best part of Lowell.

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Chelmsford, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2016

Lowell was a major textile producer until the work went to lower-cost countries. But its legacy lives on in a variety of old mills, which are now offices, residences, stores, colleges -- and part of the National Historical Park. I learned a lot. Besides the Park and its tours, take some time to roam around Lowell. It has a lot... More 

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Lowell, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

I've been to this park on many occasions, every single time I go I learn something new about the city I have adopted as my home.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

This is a 19th century mill. They used to weave cloth in this town and have preserved a portion of one of the mills. This was the start of the Industrial Revolution and things took off from here. We stopped in the weaving room, there are 40-50 looms in here. The VERY knowledgeable ranger had a number of these huge... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

This is a wonderful National Park. Exhibits, movies and even a trolley ride. Learn about the young women who worked in the first mechanized textile factory in the US. Find out about the history of the textile factories and what happened to them. Watch, hear,(what a noise) and feel looms working and talk with folks who know how all this... More 

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