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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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A fun and interesting look at real American History

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

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
Larry W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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 1 week ago

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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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 November 14, 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 November 10, 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 October 19, 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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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

Lowell National Historical Park is different from most - it's scattered about downtown Lowell, with other sights nestled here and there amid its various parts, if you're interested (national quilt museum, national textile museum, St. Joseph shrine, national streetcar museum, to name four I noticed walking from the visitor center to the Boott Mills building where the greater part of... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

Discover the birthplace of the Industrial Revolution in the "Venice of America". There are several museums to explore but our time was limited so we opted for the canal boat tour. This tour does not disappoint with the informative tour guide giving a captivating history of the mills and the importance of water power to the early mills. They take... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

Lowell National Historical Park is a gem - a personal hands-on opportunity to understand local history, culture, geography, industry, and people.

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