Tsongas Industrial History Center

The Tsongas Industrial History Center provides unique educational programs at Lowell National Historical Park for elementary, secondary, and post-secondary students. Read more about us...

Our interdisciplinary programs—consisting of hands-on workshops and tours of historic resources—enable students to explore the Industrial Revolution through multiple perspectives and points of relevance. 

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The Tsongas Industrial History Center offers a variety of engaging professional development opportunities that meet the needs of history, science, and English language arts teachers.
From summer camps to cool Web resources for school projects (or just for fun), the Tsongas Industrial History Center holds real “kid appeal”!
Our teacher resources and pre/post-visit materials enrich field visits and support teaching in both the humanities and STEM areas in your classroom.

Who We Are: The Tsongas Industrial History Center is a partnership between the University of Massachusetts Lowell Graduate School of Education and Lowell National Historical Park.

What We Offer: We offer unique field-trip programs and teacher workshops that incorporate hands-on activities and the authentic resources of Lowell National Historical Park. Our interdisciplinary approach brings history and science to life for students and teachers. We present education programs in classrooms, too!

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What's Happening

  • Keep up to date with all of our events for our 25th anniversary year on our calendar page.
  • Reservations for our 2016-2017 new school year opened on May 2, 2016. Call us at 978-970-5080 to reserve your programs.
  • We are hiring Museum Teachers. View our posting on the UMass Lowell jobs site.