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It has there history

This has great history of Galveston. I even found the original plans for my house. From 1923... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
chmc2013
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Galveston, Texas
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Could not believe all the history they had about Galveston. Great displays easy to read. Kids... read more

Reviewed August 13, 2018
paulahudgins
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Waxahachie, Texas
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2310 Sealy St, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-2296
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This has great history of Galveston. I even found the original plans for my house. From 1923!! Plus lots of other historical jewels.

Thank chmc2013
Reviewed August 13, 2018

Could not believe all the history they had about Galveston. Great displays easy to read. Kids liked the section on sailing and pirates . Cool and AC.

Thank paulahudgins
Reviewed August 7, 2018

Was looking for some of my realities that might have immigrated to the US through Galveston. Found out more about how the railroad to Waco was funded by people of Galveston.

Thank LarryB1868
Reviewed July 29, 2018

This is the best place to go FIRST to get a handle on the size, scope and history of the 1900 hurricane. The coverage is excellent and it gives you a real sense of what happened and what followed the event. It did shape Galveston...More

Thank 1234texas
Reviewed July 9, 2018

Love this place!! It’s a museum as well as a working library. Has a wonderful research department for delving into Galveston’s intriguing past. Never boring. Proud to belong to this great library!

Thank Chigby
Reviewed July 9, 2018

I was very glad we went to this library! The history of Galveston is brought to life here. Be sure to drop by!!

Thank Jsmccarty
Reviewed June 27, 2018

This building is older and historic. But the inside is what is so impressive the Historical artifacts are amazing. bring you children or grandchildren and let them be amazed by the history of Texas and of early Galveston, early Texas

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Reviewed June 19, 2018

We booked an historic tour of Galveston and had a little time to kill while waiting for the tour guide to arrive. I had heard about the Rosenberg Library and thought it would be fun to visit. My two teens were a little less excited...More

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Reviewed June 5, 2018

Great book shop on the second floor. Permanent and changing exhibits on the fourth floor very interesting. Beautiful inside and out.

Thank Patty H
Reviewed April 30, 2018

The ladies at the visitors center recommended the short walk across the street to visit the free museum on the 4th floor. Alot of great city history about Galveston and how it came to be. It really was the first thing we did and learned...More

Thank Brenda C
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