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Address: 2310 Sealy Avenue, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550
Phone Number: 409 763 8854
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History of the Island and the State of Texas and the art and sculpture of Galveston.

My Time in Galveston revolved around my restoration of the 1900 Monument for the Heroes of the Texas Revolution. The 74 foot Monument of Granite and Bronze is a great masterpiece... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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New Cumberland
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New Cumberland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My Time in Galveston revolved around my restoration of the 1900 Monument for the Heroes of the Texas Revolution. The 74 foot Monument of Granite and Bronze is a great masterpiece of the Architect, sculptor Louis Amateis, his works adorn the Grand Central Terminal in NY and much more circa late 1800 to his death in 1913. His College in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a really nice library for the size of Galveston. It has a good history center as well as a small museum. The museum is worth a visit, although it would be a short one.

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Thank ronniew666
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Perfect place to learn about Galveston and it's history. Loved the model ships and Indian artifacts! Take the time to read the details. I'm a native South Texan but I learned some things today. It's on the 4th floor.

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Thank JLGlenn
McMinnville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I always go to the Rosenberg Library when I am visiting Galveston and my family. I use the free computers there and tour the gorgeous historic library and take lots of photos to bring home to our local library. Although it is a historic building, it houses and offers all of the most up-to-date services and friendly staff. The museum... More 

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Thank Rachel K
Kingston, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you want to learn about the history of Galveston, its importance as a port, the hurricanes and storms that have battered it, go here. The exhibits are well done and the building itself, just lovely. And, they have a great second hand book section with books for a dollar or two!

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Thank Julia S
Bixby, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This wonderful library is in a beautiful building that on its own is worth seeing but it also has a fantastic museum inside. It's free and open library hours.

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Thank Anita S
Sulphur, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice historic museum. Beautiful building architecture. Free to visit. Nice place to go on a rainy day.

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Thank teebee777
Waxahachie, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015 via mobile

Great small Galveston history museum on the 4th floor, well worth your time! Information and artifacts covering prehistoric Galveston up to hurricane Ike.

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Thank CW B
Silver Spring, Maryland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

Passed by this building. Didn't really think much about it. I do feel however that the Ashbel Smith building at UTMB, is a much more picturesque building! And so too is the John Sealy Hospital. Don't waste your time visiting this!

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Thank Steve Y
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015

After 4-1/2 years on the Island, and several visits to the library, I finally signed up. Really was just a "comfort" thing, as almost everything is available - just can't check items out. But, there's a wealth of historical information for research, and a great museum, too, all for free. I highly recommend a visit.

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