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Rosenberg Library

2310 Sealy St, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-2296
+1 409-763-8854
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I visited this library because of its historical nature and as an educational experience for my... read more

Reviewed 19 August 2016
Lisa B
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Texas
GREAT HISTORIC LIBRARY

The Rosenberg is located in a beautiful, historic building and houses an extensive book collection... read more

Reviewed 26 July 2016
L_Trippin
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Sulphur Springs, Texas
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“fourth floor” (16 reviews)
“free museum” (7 reviews)
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2310 Sealy St, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-2296
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+1 409-763-8854
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Reviewed 19 August 2016

I visited this library because of its historical nature and as an educational experience for my children. We found it to be an older library and an okay stop regarding history. Three stars for a site to take younger children. If I had been alone,...More

Thank Lisa B
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Reviewed 26 July 2016

The Rosenberg is located in a beautiful, historic building and houses an extensive book collection as well as a small museum. There is no charge to tour the library and museum. Definitely worth the time!

Thank L_Trippin
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Reviewed 15 July 2016

My wife and I visited the fourth floor "museum" to learn more about the history of Galveston. The display is rather small, but worthwhile is you are interested in the subject. Learned quite a bit that I did not know. The temporary exhibit on money...More

1  Thank Ric B
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Reviewed 28 June 2016

The Rosenberg is an unlimited treasure for all to enjoy. From archives on the fourth floor to the micro fish files of newspaper happenings from before 1900 in the reference section. You could spend hours looking up happenings of history from Texas past, then have...More

Thank Barbara W
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Reviewed 21 June 2016

This historic library blends the old and the new. Our favorites are the storybook carvings on the sitting benches front hall. The two restored rooms in the front by the library entrance contain beautiful art. The woodwork itself in these rooms is worth a visit....More

Thank Joan N
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Reviewed 16 June 2016 via mobile

Great Library !!! My 4 year old had a blast !!! Pay attention to there calendars !!! They have computers for the kids to play with, and learning ship, and any book you want. My 4 year old has wanted to go back all 3...More

Thank Mike L
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Reviewed 4 June 2016

It was raining so we took a tip from the visitor's center across the street and stopped by the library for the free exhibits on the 4th floor that document much of the local history.

Thank CucaSean
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Reviewed 29 May 2016

Amazing Library & museum. very interesting exhibits of Texas History. Old $ is always cool to look at.

Thank Rob-OKC
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Reviewed 26 April 2016

An incredible beautiful building. Great place to sit and read, inside or enjoy the view outside. sit on the steps and people watch. great place for children. they can enjoy story time.

1  Thank deborahfrazier
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Reviewed 6 April 2016

My husband and I spent a pleasant 30 minutes in the museum on the 4th floor of the Rosenberg Library today. One room had some nice Indian artifacts, another had a timeline of Texas history, and another was filled with Galveston history. It was all...More

1  Thank Janice B
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