Venice Train Depot Tours

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Historic Venice Train Depot

Trained volunteers lead visitors on a tour of the Historic Venice Train  Depot.

Tours every Saturday, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., year-round. Last tour leaves  at 12:30 p.m.

November to April, tours also Monday, Wednesday and Friday  10 a.m.-3 p.m.

The Historic Venice Train Depot is the only surviving  passenger station in Sarasota County. Completed in 1927, it was the last  structure built before the bottom fell out of the Florida real estate boom in  1928.

The Depot is located east of downtown at 303 E. Venice Avenue. It replaced  the original 1911 train stop and siding, located near the current corner of St.  Augustine and Tampa Avenue West.

Designed by the architectural firm of  Walker and Gillette, the Depot is historically and architecturally significant. waiting rooms.

The Depot’s architecture embodies the Mediterranean  Revival style planned for the city of Venice.

When opened on March 27, 1927, the  Depot was heralded as the finest station on the Seaboard Air Line Railway.


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  • Starting Wednesday, January 8th, 2014, repeated every week on Monday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday until Friday, February 28, 2014 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm


Historic Venice Train Depot

303 E. Venice Avenue
Venice, FL 34285