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Tsongas Industrial History Center

Temporary Closing

Lowell National Historical Park buildings and the Tsongas Industrial History Center are closed. Following guidance from the CDC and recommendations from state and local public health authorities in consultation with NPS Public Health Service Officers, Lowell NHP buildings are temporarily closed. Outdoor areas of the park remain open. 

Updates will be posted to this site and to the park website, as well as to park and TIHC social media channels. Do you have questions about an existing or future group reservation to the Tsongas Industrial History Center? Please leave a message at 978-970-5080 or

Resources for Teachers

  • Teachers and families: Be sure to follow us on Facebook and Twitter for some fun and interactive online resources to share with your students. We are posting videos, photos, and other resources to continue learning online.
  • Did you come on a recent field trip visit? Here's a link to post-visit resources for your classroom.
  • What can we learn by examining case studies from Lowell's past and present about how people have secured equitable political representation in the United States? Find out by participating in our free webinar series for teachers, "Every Voice Counts". (Postponed until Fall of 2020)

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A hands-on learning center

Watch the video to see how students “do” history and science at TIHC.

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Field Trips

Students participate in hands-on learning activities and visit sites where history was made.

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Professional Development

The TIHC offers a variety of engaging professional development opportunities that meet the needs of history, science, and English language arts teachers.

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Summer Camps

Explore history, science, and nature at TIHC’s summer camps.

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