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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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Much more than a library

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

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Galveston, Texas
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Galveston, Texas
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98 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 5 weeks ago

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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
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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Seabrook
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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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Champlin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

This historic library blends the old and the new. Our favorites are the storybook carvings on the sitting benches front hall. The two restored rooms in the front by the library entrance contain beautiful art. The woodwork itself in these rooms is worth a visit. On the third floor by the research room is a well done mini museum of... More 

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Thank Joan N
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016 via mobile

Great Library !!! My 4 year old had a blast !!! Pay attention to there calendars !!! They have computers for the kids to play with, and learning ship, and any book you want. My 4 year old has wanted to go back all 3 days we were in Galveston. It's a must visit not just for reading but the... More 

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Cibolo, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016

It was raining so we took a tip from the visitor's center across the street and stopped by the library for the free exhibits on the 4th floor that document much of the local history.

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Thank CucaSean
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

Amazing Library & museum. very interesting exhibits of Texas History. Old $ is always cool to look at.

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Rockport, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016

An incredible beautiful building. Great place to sit and read, inside or enjoy the view outside. sit on the steps and people watch. great place for children. they can enjoy story time.

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