Museum for Tots!

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Explore the Lowell Area Historical Museum with your child, participate in hands-on experiences and create a take home activity.
For young children ages 0-5 and their caregivers. Cost $1.00 per child

When: 2nd Monday of the month October-April 10:30-12:30

February 9

“Victorian Valentines”

Victorians gave fancy valentines cards to friends and family. See a variety of examples then make a fancy card to take home and give to a loved one.  Lowell Area Historical Museum 325 W. Main St. Lowell, 616-897-7688





Flashback to the 1960s


New Exhibit Opened October 4
The Lowell Area Historical Museum is proud to announce our new special exhibit “Flashback to the 60’s-a Decade of Change.”  The exhibit explores politics, fashion, music, and special happenings of the 60’s like man landing on the moon. The exhibit recalls what Lowell was doing during this turbulent and ever changing decade.
This exhibit is a distinctive  reflection of what life was like in this decade.   Even those not yet born in the sixties grew up listening to  music from that era and can recall the major events that shaped this decade like, the assassination of  President Kennedy, Civil Rights movement, space travel and major changes in technology.  This exhibit is sure to have something for everyone, young or old and will be a great one to share with the kids in your life.
Exhibit opens to the public Saturday, October 4, 2014 and will run through August 2016.



Discover Historic Lowell

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Interpretive Board Project
Explore the downtown historic district using a self guided brochure and new interpretive boards located throughout the district. The first 10 boards have been installed on the Riverwalk and along Main Street.
Click Here to See Boards



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Now online.
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Resource Kits to arrive this fall!

New Educational Opportunity Unveiled

This year we are pleased to announce a new program that will be available to teachers, home school parents, club leaders and others. Resource Kits contain education materials and, if appropriate, hands on materials that explore different topics in Lowell area history. Activities are tied into the curriculum standards being taught in our schools. Teachers will find all of the materials they need to explore history with their students.


 Free Admission Days!
The Museum will be open to Lowell residents free of charge on the first Thursday of each month.