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Rosenberg Library

2310 Sealy St, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-2296
+1 409-763-8854
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Amazing place to visit. So much to discover, read, preview and enjoy. Aside from the books, video... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Richard S
Historical Library with lots of Texas History

This is a great place to visit. The library has rotating exhibits and a wonderful place to do... read more

Reviewed 7 January 2018
Galveston Island, Texas
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2310 Sealy St, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-2296
+1 409-763-8854
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing place to visit. So much to discover, read, preview and enjoy. Aside from the books, video, and displays, they also have a superb museum on the third floor. Lots of interesting Galveston History.

Thank Richard S
Reviewed 7 January 2018

This is a great place to visit. The library has rotating exhibits and a wonderful place to do research with original documents. There is a book club which meets several times a year to discuss a current novel and the archivist brings out special items...More

Thank r0ckysand
Reviewed 21 December 2017

I think my love affair with the Rosenberg Library is over. I don't know who threw the switch that turned a friendly comfortable place into this mess but they need to go back to the way things were. The staff is unfriendly, uncaring and downright...More

1  Thank Sunny B
Reviewed 12 November 2017

It is not only a library but also a museum that will tell you about old Galveston, the maritime, the pressed glass collection of Mary Moody Hutchings and herself. It's a beautiful library and very interesting museum. You can find the sign of "Ike was...More

Thank Solodam J
Reviewed 12 November 2017

Just happened to see this while parking for the Bishop's Palace, which was closed. Nice reading room with comfy chairs and plenty of magazines and local info.

Thank Kevin W
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Wonderful plase for exploration. Peace and quiet and a chance to see history. If you enjoy that The building is beautiful inside and out.

Thank netahenry
Reviewed 16 August 2017

We've been here a couple of times. Beautiful building with ton's of history. The first time we visited they were having an exhibit of the 1900 storm, very interesting. The second time there was an exhibit of Galveston history.Centrally located in Galveston.

1  Thank Gypsysoul58
Reviewed 8 August 2017

This is an amazing library. Filled with not only books & exhibits for the present, but also brimming with pictorials and exhibits of Galveston's most colorful history, covering everything from Galveston's heyday during the late 1800's, when it was known as the Wall Street of...More

1  Thank marthag1947
Reviewed 30 July 2017

kids level is first floor, and they have their own net-potected computers there. it is nicely remodeled.

1  Thank Howard W
Reviewed 22 July 2017

We enjoyed our visit. Wanted to see more on the Great Storm of 1900 and were a little disappointed there wasn't more there - well, if there was more, it wasn't readily available to the public. Still a nice place to visit.

Thank MufeGwen
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