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Rosenberg Library

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Address: 2310 Sealy St, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-2296
Phone Number: 409 763 8854
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Really liked the mix of old and new. We toured the museum. So much information and history. It you are a history buff then it is a must.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Bernice, Louisiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really liked the mix of old and new. We toured the museum. So much information and history. It you are a history buff then it is a must.

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hurst tx
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was neat and Free, They had a display of glass ware that I thought was interesting. Talked about Depression Glass and some of the Moody family glass ware.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We passed the Library and just decided to give it a try--so glad we did! Galveston has a rich history and this library has some really interesting exhibits. There was no charge and no one hovering over us so we could take our time. Really enjoyed it!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This library is one of the best in all of Texas! Join and use the computer for free daily and best of all, it opens earlier than most all Texas libraries. Take a looksie at the class schedule and take a free class like 3D printing and such...I mean, that's AWESOME.

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Fredericksburg, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Rosenberg Library is a wonderful facility and one of many legacies that the Rosenberg family bestowed to Galveston. The small museum on upstairs is very interesting, and the staff in the reference section are extremely helpful in learning more about Galveston, and providing rare reference material that further explains some of the information that you might learn in their... More 

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Galveston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016

Rosenberg is part library, part gorgeous meeting rooms for public events, part museum and part historical archives. All of it is nice.

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Thank Father_Stephen
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2016

I visited this library because of its historical nature and as an educational experience for my children. We found it to be an older library and an okay stop regarding history. Three stars for a site to take younger children. If I had been alone, I could have spent hours doing Texas research and would give it 5 stars as... More 

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Sulphur Springs, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

The Rosenberg is located in a beautiful, historic building and houses an extensive book collection as well as a small museum. There is no charge to tour the library and museum. Definitely worth the time!

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Weatherford, Oklahoma
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016

My wife and I visited the fourth floor "museum" to learn more about the history of Galveston. The display is rather small, but worthwhile is you are interested in the subject. Learned quite a bit that I did not know. The temporary exhibit on money matters during the Texas Republic era was also interesting. Worth taking an hour to visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

The Rosenberg is an unlimited treasure for all to enjoy. From archives on the fourth floor to the micro fish files of newspaper happenings from before 1900 in the reference section. You could spend hours looking up happenings of history from Texas past, then have them copied. Give this library time to show you all it offers. One of a... More 

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