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Address: 40 French Street, Lowell, MA
Phone Number: +1 978-275-1826
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09:00 - 17:00
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Mon - Fri 09:00 - 17:00
Sat 10:00 - 15:00
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A small museum showcasing Lowell's multiethnic culture and rich history.

A small museum showcasing Lowell's multiethnic culture and rich history.

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A Bit of Heaven for History Buffs and Genealogists

The Mogan Center has a great number of resources for anyone wishing to do research related not only to Lowell but research on the Merrimack Valley and Mass. I've utilized a number... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 18 October 2015
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Boston, MA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2015

The Mogan Center has a great number of resources for anyone wishing to do research related not only to Lowell but research on the Merrimack Valley and Mass. I've utilized a number of the resources for genealogy research. Advice: Website has some valuable info including some digitized records of interest to genealogists. Staff are very helpful -- and be aware... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2015

A of Lowell's history is to be found here. Many enlarged old photographs of buildings, mils, canals, family's, churches etc. Stories about the Lowell Mill Girls.

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Lowell, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2015

They have exhibits showing how the original mill girls lived and also gives a little historical perspective about where they came from and why they came to Lowell. By the 1840's the first of the immigrants, the Irish started to displace the original mill girls - they were cheaper and the company did not have to provide housing and guidance... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2015

If you are looking for one place to go for research, go to the Mogan Center. It houses the Center for Lowell History -- an archival treasure of materials from many nonprofits all under one roof e.g., Lowell Historical Society, UMass Lowell, Boston and Maine Railroad, etc. Temporary exhibits on various topics found in the lobby area. One stop for... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2015

If you come to Lowell, you definitely have to visit this place. They have bands/music performances during the week. and they are well known groups. I saw America here a few years ago amongst others. The historical/guided tour is a definite DO it again! Check them out on the web for visiting times and hours.

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