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Lowell National Historical Park Visitor Center

246 Market St, Lowell, MA 01852-1849
+1 978-970-5007
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Just Okay

We've gone to National Historic Sites across the country and typically rave about them. I wanted to... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Landisville, Pennsylvania
via mobile
Hidden gem!

Very informative Park Rangers here. Very interesting free tours of the cotton mill. I learned a lot... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Caroline H
Boston, Massachusetts
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“minute movie” (3 reviews)
“boat ride” (4 reviews)
246 Market St, Lowell, MA 01852-1849
+1 978-970-5007
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We've gone to National Historic Sites across the country and typically rave about them. I wanted to like this park, but I need to honest. It was only okay; below average compared to others. The 15 minute film in the Visitors Center is nice but...More

Thank PattyMcC7
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very informative Park Rangers here. Very interesting free tours of the cotton mill. I learned a lot and we will return!

Thank Caroline H
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Took our 4 grand children, ages 5-10, to the visitor center for a day trip and the canal tour. They enjoyed the canal ride very much, Including the pleasantries exchanged with park employee Dick M. They also participated in the junior ranger activity and were...More

1  Thank kltbaker1
Reviewed 10 April 2017

TheLowell National Historical Park Visitor Center is good place to start a tour of Lowell. The center has some permanent displays, and plenty of information. Canal and other tours start across the street.

1  Thank Discriminating010
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Visited the Visitor Center in December 2016, having no expectations. Found most helpful staff and information about the city, the canals, mills, Jack Kerouac. Left the place with more knowledge than when I stepped in :-)

Thank KarinemUk
Reviewed 16 November 2016

There is a parking lot around the corner from the museum, but we ended up parking on the street and walking over. The people who worked here were very friendly and helpful. Right after we arrived, a man told us the movie had just begun,...More

1  Thank escape100
Reviewed 29 September 2016

Was disappointed - expected to hear more about the canal and what we were seeing - instead received a sociological well-spoken expose from an immigrant from the Dominican Republic.

1  Thank Lloyd M
Reviewed 20 September 2016

What a gem! Visited this place with friends and loved the history of the working girls, the factory mills and the rooming house. We also took the canal ride that went through the locks. Although it was not the Panama Canal, this smaller version was...More

1  Thank Rona H
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Well staffed, friendly, well laid out, active. You cannit go there and not learn something, between staff and exhibits and items for sale, etc. it is very good.

Thank Kate H
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

This is the place to start your visit. The film is great and they offer tours or rides at many times from here. The exhibits are great and the rangers are amazing.

Thank James C
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