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

Hours of Operation

The Jason Russell House and Museum have closed for the season.

Jason Russell House: Open seasonally Saturdays and Sundays, 1:00 PM-4:00 PM. Season runs from May through October.
Tours will be limited to 8 people.
Last tour at 3:30
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

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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