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Center for Lowell History, UMass Lowell Archives and Special Collections

Getting Here


40 French Street, Lowell, Massachusetts, 01852


We are located in the Patrick J. Mogan Cultural Center, across the street from the Lowell National Historical Park Visitor Center. Once you enter the building, continue straight down the ramp and CLH will be at the bottom of the ramp, on your left.


For staff/faculty of UMass Lowell with a valid parking pass: There is faculty and staff parking located at Tsongas Center Lot B, 99-1 River Pl, Lowell, MA. This lot is about a 5 minute walk from CLH.

For all other researchers: The most convenient parking is at Joseph M. Downes, Sr. Municipal Parking Facility, 75 John St., Lowell, MA  

  • Metered street parking in the area is limited, and violations are swiftly ticketed. 

There are two Disabled Parking spots to the left of the Mogan Center, directly across from Kirk Street.