The Arlington Historical Society

In 2022, the Jason Russell House will open Memorial Day Weekend, on Saturday, May 28.

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: Open seasonally Saturdays and Sundays, 1:00 PM-4:00 PM. Season runs from May 28 through October 30, 2022. Closed July 2-3 and September 3-4.
Tours will be limited to 8 people.
Museum: Open seasonally at the same time as the Jason Russell House.

Masks required for entry.

Entrance Fees

Adults $8; Students 6-18 years $4; 5 and under free

Program Series

We will be offering HYBRID programming in 2021-2022. Programs will be held in person and  on YouTube live for members.

Please note that the May 24 program, by Richard Duffy, will be in person only and will not be livestreamed or recorded.


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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