- The list below includes 597 free or cheap things to do in or near Lowell, Massachusetts, including 108 different types of inexpensive activities like Parks, History Museums, Specialty Museums and Visitor Centers.
- From Lowell National Historical Park to Lowell Cemetery, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Lowell and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Boston, Cambridge, Salem and Beverly.
The Visitor's Center serves as the gateway to Lowell National Historical Park and offers helpful information and suggestions regarding the area. The center also houses Jack Kerouac memorabilia and offers informative presentation on local history.
LeLacheur Park, home to the Lowell Spinners, is a little known professional baseball field with reasonably priced tickets. Reviewed by families as kid-friendly with low priced concessions, a kid area with inflatable activities is available during games.
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The Lowell National Hisorical Park Visitor Center is a visitorâ€™s center that provides information on the Lowell National Historical Park. The center offers hands-on interactive educational programs for children.
Boott Cotton Mills Museum, once a functioning mill which was at the center of the world's cotton textile industry, functions as an interpretive museum today featuring one of the largest industrial exhibits in the country that includes power canals, authentic mill equipment, rail systems and more.
American Textile History Museum offers a glimpse into the numerous aspects of American textile industry from the point of view of art, history and science. The extensive collection includes authentic looms, old and new printing technological equipment and more.
Art enthusiasts should not miss a chance to visit the Whistler House Museum of Art in Lowell, Massachusetts. Dedicated to the life and work of American artist James M. Whistler, the museum has one of the largest collections of his work held in any art museum.
At Back Page Jazz & Comedy Club, visitors can enjoy a night of live entertainment with an alcoholic beverage. Visitors can also attend the open mic night on Wednesdays, which features local musicians and comedians.