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.

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Jason Russell House Tours

The Jason Russell House will open again for tours on June 1.

Guided tours are available on Saturdays and Sundays from 1:00PM to 4:00PM.

An attached museum is open the same times as the house, and on weekdays Tuesday through Thursday, from 1:00PM to 4:00PM.

The 2024 season runs June 1 to October 27.

See here for more details.

Program Series

The 2023-2024 lecture series has finished. Stay tuned for more information coming soon about our 2024-2025 lectures.


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

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