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Tsongas Industrial History Center


Starting in September 2020, the Tsongas Industrial History Center will be offering facilitated virtual field trip programs.

We will not be offering in-person, hands-on programs this fall, and may not this winter or spring, depending on public health guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and the U.S. Public Health Service. Please call 978-970-5080 for information.

Online Resources

  • Experience the Tsongas Industrial History Center from Home: You can still experience the Tsongas Industrial History Center and Lowell National Historical Park’s resources from home. Check out our Remote Learning Resources pages with primary documents, videos, and more!
  • 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.
  • What can we learn about how people have secured equitable political representation in the United States by examining case studies from Lowell's past and present? Find out by participating in our new webinar series this fall.

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Field Trips

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

Check Out Our Field Trips

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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.

Learn More About Professional Development

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Summer Camps

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

Check Out Our Summer Camps