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Address: 2310 Sealy Avenue, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550
Phone Number: 409 763 8854
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Little known Treasure

great collection of early memorabilia, paintings and early Texas history. Recently remodeled. Great for spending time out of the heat and reading or listening to books and world... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
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Galveston Island, Texas
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Galveston Island, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

great collection of early memorabilia, paintings and early Texas history. Recently remodeled. Great for spending time out of the heat and reading or listening to books and world class movie collection of truly great movies. Helpful and courteous staff.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

Staff is very friendly and helpful. . Large library with a small museum upstairs. . Also has large computer lab with classes. Best library for a small town

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Ennis, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

The building itself is beautiful, with lots of art and beautiful woodwork through out. The entire 4th floor is a free museum. There were several items that were even interesting to my 10 year old son!

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New Mexico
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

The museum was small and did not have much on Galveston history. It contained a large room of southwest rugs, pottery and jewelry but did not have any information on the pieces. The southwest collection was out of place.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Very nice library. Enjoyed the museum on the fourth floor. A lot of interesting info about the history of Galveston

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

The Rosenberg Library is across the street from the Tourist Information Center. We chatted with the docent and she recommended that we cross the street and see the library. She said the is a museum on the fourth floor. FREE to the public! It is marvelous! We spent a bit more than an hour and learned the complete history of... More 

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Galveston Island, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

Being Texas' oldest library, I expected it to be dilapidated. Nope, As a matter of fact it is very contemporary. If you go near the beginning of the hour, you can hear chapel bells ring out with the new hour.

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New Braunfels, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

I grew up living in the kid's area downstairs. We'd come all summer to read. Sadly when the hurricanes came through in recent years all the basement was destroyed. They are doing their best to bring it back to its glory. It's still a beautiful building. There is a free museum area upstairs. Great history of Galveston. It is rumored... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

I love libraries and this one is spectacular. I also love doing research and this has one of the best research sections I have seen. The friendly staff is available to answer any questions you have.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

The Rosenberg Library has a museum style exhibit on the fourth floor with interesting historical artifacts, pictures of the disasters and well worth an hour of your time.

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