Boott Cotton Mills Museum, Lowell

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  • This museum is a really good history lesson for all ages. The working loom room is awesome. The operator turns a few extra looms on when you walk by and it gets so loud! Hard to believe how loud it mu...  more »
  • There‚Äôs a guy actually weaving talking you thru stuff the noise is authentically deafening. Ear plugs are supplied. When you go upstairs the displays encompass every single aspect of cotton.  more »
  • Lowell is a city located not far from well-known American Revolution sites in Concord, Lexington and Boston. Lowell is credited as birthplace for the Industrial Revolution in the US starting in the ea...  more »
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  • Great example of a living history museum, with traditional looms making fabrics that can be purchased in the gift shop. Excellent interpretive exhibit on the upper floor.
  • The place does a great job of showing how life at the mills was back in the old days of Massachusetts.
  • Lots of fascinating information about an important and complex history, well presented.
  • My family and I absolutely loved our visit to the Boot cotton mills..we highly recommend you and your families check it out...enjoy!
  • Very nice presentation, lots of great history
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