Explore the Museums in Lowell, MA
There are so many museums in Lowell that it can be challenging to pick one and claim it is the best. However, if you are a museum lover looking for some fun, you have no choice but to choose from any of the following options. See more here.
National Streetcar Museum
Just across from the Lowell National Historical Park’s Visitor Center, at the Mack Building, the National Streetcar Museum invites you to browse exhibits about the influence of street railways on cities’ development. While you’re here, extend your streetcar experience and hop aboard our streetcar from New Orleans and explore downtown by trolley. See here for information about Lowell, MA is an Eventful Town.
Whistler House Museum
The Whistler House Museum of Art is the birthplace of painter and etcher James McNeill Whistler. Built in 1823 by the Locks and Canals Company of Lowell for the inventor of Lowell’s canal system, Paul Moody, the house honors the works of James Whistler, and the museum displays works from its collection and shows by member artists.
Boott Cotton Mills Museum
The Boott Cotton Mills Museum at the Boott Mills is an experience in itself when visiting Lowell. Built alongside the canal system and Merrimack River by Kirk Boott in 1935, the mill was an integral part of Lowell’s industrial revolution. Get a private tour and learn about the critical role Lowell played in America’s history.