Tours and exhibits at Lowell’s red-brick mill buildings tell the story of the birth of the Industrial Revolution and its impact on our country. For a more personal brush with history, stop downtown at the Boott Cotton Mills Museum (115 John St.) and imagine spending your days engulfed by the clatter of the looms. Voted LOWELL NATIONAL HISTORIC PARK, Lowell.
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