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“Library”
Review of Rosenberg Library

Rosenberg Library
Ranked #17 of 103 things to do in Galveston
Certificate of Excellence
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Galveston Island, Texas
Level 3 Contributor
13 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Library”
Reviewed July 29, 2013

Oldest Library in Texas. A good way to find out about the history of Galveston in the early years. Built in the 1890's and left to the City by Henry Rosenberg.

Visited July 2013
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Texas
Level 4 Contributor
27 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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“Great History”
Reviewed July 29, 2013

Third floor museum is very interesting with many relics from the Civil War era and other periods. It is free and very instructive. While you are at the library, there is a section of used books for sale on the first floor at very reasonable prices. Parking is free. There is also a newly refurbished children's section. If you need to relax for awhile, there is a reading room on the third floor with comfortable chairs.

Visited June 2013
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Galveston, Texas
Level 5 Contributor
93 reviews
25 attraction reviews
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“Great Library”
Reviewed July 19, 2013

They have just reopened the maid floor of the library. It took a hit from Ike in 2008. The library is beautiful and is up to date. I have a Kindle so I don't go in there as much. It is a full service library, and has lots of old, historic Galveston pictures. I believe you can even buy copies of the pictures.

Visited June 2013
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League City, Texas, United States
Level 5 Contributor
86 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“Nice historical library”
Reviewed July 2, 2013

Several floors of Galveston history, not to mention all the library books. They periodically have a book sale, which is really good. Nice place just to visit as well as going to look for books.

Visited January 2013
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North Richland Hills, Texas
Level 6 Contributor
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“Hidden gem!”
Reviewed June 27, 2013 via mobile

Read the reviews on Trip Advisor to find out about the museum upstairs. It's not huge but very informative. I learned some things about Galveston I did not know. Best of all, it's FREE, and my kids love the library. A must visit!

Visited June 2013
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