The Historic Venice Train Depot, built in 1927 and renovated in 2002-2003, was central to the founding and development of Venice, Florida. Volunteer docents from Venice Area Historical Society provide free public tours of the Depot and surrounding campus. Panel displays and artifacts in the Depot’s two waiting rooms illustrate key events in Venice history and the history of the Depot itself.
The Depot is open
•year-round on Saturday from 10 AM to 1 PM, with the last docent-led tour beginning at 12:30, and
•November through May on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 10 AM to 3 PM, with the last docent-led tour beginning at 2:30.
Tours start in the main waiting room. The length of tours can be tailored to your needs. In addition to docent-led tours, self-guided tours are an option. Both the Depot and the caboose are accessible facilities. Donations are appreciated to help defray expenses.
303 Legacy Trail, Venice, FL, 34285