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Everything a Library Should Be

Centrally located, very friendly and helpful staff, in a beautiful building. If you aren't a... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Houston, Texas, USA
Nice quiet place in the midst of a crazy tourist season

Looking for a place to go where few tourist dare to trek? A place that is quiet and you can sit... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Branson, Missouri
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2310 Sealy St, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-2296
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Centrally located, very friendly and helpful staff, in a beautiful building. If you aren't a member or city resident, you can still use the facilities. The wifi and computers are free, but there is a small fee to print anything. The Galveston and Texas History...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Looking for a place to go where few tourist dare to trek? A place that is quiet and you can sit and read a book or even be ultra-hip and do it from your tablet? The Rosenberg is an amazing library and well worth the...More

Thank g3658555
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place was a nice surprise. It's a very informative museum full of Galveston displays and artifacts, and it's also a working library. Beautiful building inside and out.

Thank Lisa W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The museum was a lot better than we expected! We learn more history of Galveston Island then we expected.

Thank Deborah F
Reviewed 8 October 2018

lots of history in there, you can learn a lot about Galveston and Texas history in a very nice quiet setting.

Thank dgroves11
Reviewed 28 August 2018

This has great history of Galveston. I even found the original plans for my house. From 1923!! Plus lots of other historical jewels.

Thank chmc2013
Reviewed 13 August 2018

Could not believe all the history they had about Galveston. Great displays easy to read. Kids liked the section on sailing and pirates . Cool and AC.

Thank paulahudgins
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Was looking for some of my realities that might have immigrated to the US through Galveston. Found out more about how the railroad to Waco was funded by people of Galveston.

Thank LarryB1868
Reviewed 29 July 2018

This is the best place to go FIRST to get a handle on the size, scope and history of the 1900 hurricane. The coverage is excellent and it gives you a real sense of what happened and what followed the event. It did shape Galveston...More

Thank 1234texas
Reviewed 9 July 2018

Love this place!! It’s a museum as well as a working library. Has a wonderful research department for delving into Galveston’s intriguing past. Never boring. Proud to belong to this great library!

Thank Chigby
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