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Rosenberg Library

2310 Sealy Avenue, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550
409 763 8854
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Ranked #13 of 48 Attractions in Galveston
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Libraries
Most recent review
- Sep 29, 2014
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Galveston Island, Texas
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49 reviews 49 reviews
8 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Love the architecture of the historical building. I love the Historical information about Galveston offered upstairs. The computer lab is great for visitors' who need to stay in touch with their "other" life! The children's section is wonderful and they usually have an offering of Storeytelling!

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San Antonio, Texas, United States
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83 reviews 83 reviews
26 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

Don't miss the fourth floor of the library for a free and delightful history museum for Galveston and a complementary art museum. I imagine the video harbor tour was designed most for children since you stand behind an historic ship's wheel, it certainly interested this old-timer too. The library staff is friendly and willing to answer your questions. Please make... More

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Galveston Island, Texas
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64 reviews 64 reviews
24 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

The Rosenberg Library Galveston TX is a great place for the history buff, the person simply looking for books to buy, rent, etc, or just to check out the museum, and other historical items displayed. Staff are friendly and helpful, the child library has activities for kids, along with books and items specially for kids. If books aren't your thing,... More

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Houston
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22 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

This library is located in a historical building which has been added to and remodeled from time to time. It still retains its original charm. There is a very good history collection here. Worth a visit for libary-lovers as well as those who appreciate old buildings and history.

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Dewey, Oklahoma
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

There are some really great items if you are a history lover in this museum! I found the display very fascinating! There were so many items and information offered. Must see!

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Austin, TX
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24 reviews 24 reviews
11 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

The top floor of the Rosenberg Library has a very nice and, most notably, free museum with interesting little exhibits on local history and Galveston culture.

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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60 reviews 60 reviews
26 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

The library itself is pretty average. It's open to the public so there is free admission and wifi. There is a museum on the 4th floor that is interesting if you are looking for something indoors to do.

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Round Rock, Texas, United States
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25 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Near the visitor’s center was the Rosenburg Library Museum. This is still a modern public library, too, so there wasn’t any admission cost. The museum (located on the fourth level) had displays on various artifacts from Galveston’s history, much of it dealing with the turn of the 20th Century.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Renovations after Ike storm were well designed and beautiful. The collections, exhibits, and the history museum are outstanding. Knowledgeable and friendly staff make this library a pleasure to explore.

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Auburn, California
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71 reviews 71 reviews
30 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

We did not expect such a museum in a library. Not only is the library worth seeing, both the new and old parts, the museum is worth seeking, as well. It's small but full of interesting bits of information about Galveston and its past. Worth a visit.

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