Visitors to the New England Quilt Museum experience world-class exhibitions that explore the artistry, history, and significance of quiltmaking, past and present. Housed in an 1845 landmark building, the Museum is conveniently located in the heart of Lowell’s inviting historic district and vibrant creative community. The entire Museum is wheelchair accessible.Using our international travel planner, Lowell attractions like New England Quilt Museum can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
The New England Quilt Museum features the country's most comprehensive reference library on quilt making techniques and history. Its resources are available to all Museum visitors.
The Museum Store features a variety of quilts in many sizes and styles, fine handcrafted items from New England artisans, unique gifts, quilt making supplies, kits, and more.
New England Quilt Museum Reviews
This little quilt museum is truly a treasure. Although small, it beautifully displays quilts in a quiet, restful atmosphere. The displays are on the second floor ( there is an elevator) of this intere... more »
As a quilter I could not wait to visit this lovely little museum. It is small and most of the exhibit space was taken up for a special exhibit. The quilts on display were lovely. I wish I could have s... more »
A must see! You will not be disappointed. Would love to go back and see the quilts again. Fabulous!!! Go before the show comes down. An intimate museum with a generous size quilt library. Friendly staff. Stocked shop with grab bags for $3-8. Fun. Pictured are one of a great collection not to be missed!!! A jewel of a museum, introducing a folk art form of great beauty. Saw 2 great shows, including one on gun ownership & gun violence: kudos! Extensive museum shop.
Several good exhibits, including different mediums of art quilting, thought provoking exhibit on guns/gun violence and miniature quilts. The gun exhibit wasn't ideally what we would've preferred to have seen, however the other exhibits were wonderful. It is a nice little museum, honoring, celebrating and preserving our craft. Will definitely go back for future exhibits. Very reasonably priced.
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