The Arlington Historical Society

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 groups to explore life in colonial America.

\Ed Program in the Smith Museum

Ed Program in the Smith Museum

Open for the 2023 season!

Jason Russell House is open for tours Saturdays and Sundays, 1:00 PM-4:00 PM. Museum is open at the same time as house. See here for more details.

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

We encourage visitors to wear a mask inside our small spaces.

Tours are limited to 9 people

Last tour at 3:30pm

Program Series

Our 2022-2023 lecture series exploring the theme of “Relevancy,” is ongoing through May. Find a detailed listing of programs here.


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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