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Quaint & Elegant, The Perfect Historic Location for Parties, Weddings, Memorials, Receptions, Showers and More

Create a Memorable Event

Rental Information

Contact Marsi Darwin


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Messages left on the depot phone may not be retrieved for some time. 

We are switching carriers and may have a new number soon. Bear with us!




"charming, historic,
memorable, unique,
beautiful venue;
personal attention."

The Depot's Policy on Covid-19 

If you plan to hold an event at the historic Depot in the near future, we ask that you adhere to state guidelines and restrictions as they occur. Those laws may be found at Please use common sense and make sure your guests are healthy, practice social distancing, do not crowd the facility (limit guests who are there at one time) and encourage wearing masks as is now the law in indoor spaces, except for eating and drinking. Wash hands frequently or use hand sanitizer, and encourage your guests to do so.  If we all do our part, it will hopefully help return our lives to normal once again. Thank you for your cooperation. 

                                   Please CLICK HERE to view the historic Chelsea Depot's

                        Response & Guidelines to Rentals during Covid 19, 

                                   and to see how the Depot was used during this pandemic!


We now offer PayPal as a payment option.


If you decide to use this feature, you will need to add about 3% to cover their charges.

We wish we could absorb the expense but as a non-profit we can not at this time.


There is an account called Chelsea Depot and it's not us. 

We are Chelsea Depot Association.

Please consult rental agent Marsi Darwin for our account address. 

Thank you. 


Longtime Depot Board president Larry Bean

and his family could use your prayers and good wishes as he navigates through a difficult health issue. Thank you for joining us in wishing him well. 

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The depot was featured in a "Neighborhood Spotlight" for a Detroit Chevy dealership ad recently. Click here, take a look! 
 <------ And Matt Cwynar of Pinckney
 showed up in a Model T one day
Slideshow: Thanks to local photographers Todd Gillihan, Gregg Hartsuff, Marsi Darwin, Dennis Mclynn, and Captured by Kelsey 
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