The Arlington Historical Society

From late June to October 2021, the Arlington Historical Society will offer free outdoor tours to visitors. The Smith Museum and Jason Russell House will remain closed to the public until further notice. Please see Visit for details about the tours.

The Arlington Historical Society, with offices in the Smith Museum, hosts a yearly lecture series as well as offering individual and group tours of the historic Jason Russell House. Through its education and outreach program, the Arlington Historical Society welcomes school classes and scout groups to explore life in colonial America.

\Ed Program in the Smith Museum

Ed Program in the Smith Museum

Hours of Operation

Jason Russell House: Outdoor tours Sunday, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. – please call on inclement weather days to verify.
Museum: Open seasonally at the same time as the Jason Russell House.

Entrance Fees

Sunday outdoor tours – Free
Special arrangements for Jason Russell House inside guided tours (weekdays only): Adults: $8.00, Children: $4.00 – no drop ins. Please email to make arrangements.

Program Series

We will be offering HYBRID programming in 2021-2022. Programs will be held in person and on zoom. If you’re interested in attending a program – email us. 


Membership in the Society includes: Free admission to the Jason Russell House, Smith Museum, and the Historical Lecture Series; a discount on items purchased at The Museum Shop; a subscription to our newsletter “Menotomy Minutes”. For information on joining the Arlington Historical Society, see our Membership Page.

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