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Rosenberg Library

2310 Sealy St, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-2296
+1 409-763-8854
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Library and Museum

It is not only a library but also a museum that will tell you about old Galveston, the maritime... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Solodam J
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Nice break from the tourist scene on the Strand!

Just happened to see this while parking for the Bishop's Palace, which was closed. Nice reading... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Kevin W
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2310 Sealy St, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-2296
+1 409-763-8854
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is not only a library but also a museum that will tell you about old Galveston, the maritime, the pressed glass collection of Mary Moody Hutchings and herself. It's a beautiful library and very interesting museum. You can find the sign of "Ike was...More

Thank Solodam J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just happened to see this while parking for the Bishop's Palace, which was closed. Nice reading room with comfy chairs and plenty of magazines and local info.

Thank Kevin W
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Wonderful plase for exploration. Peace and quiet and a chance to see history. If you enjoy that The building is beautiful inside and out.

Thank netahenry
Reviewed 17 August 2017

We've been here a couple of times. Beautiful building with ton's of history. The first time we visited they were having an exhibit of the 1900 storm, very interesting. The second time there was an exhibit of Galveston history.Centrally located in Galveston.

1  Thank Gypsysoul58
Reviewed 8 August 2017

This is an amazing library. Filled with not only books & exhibits for the present, but also brimming with pictorials and exhibits of Galveston's most colorful history, covering everything from Galveston's heyday during the late 1800's, when it was known as the Wall Street of...More

1  Thank marthag1947
Reviewed 30 July 2017

kids level is first floor, and they have their own net-potected computers there. it is nicely remodeled.

1  Thank Howard W
Reviewed 22 July 2017

We enjoyed our visit. Wanted to see more on the Great Storm of 1900 and were a little disappointed there wasn't more there - well, if there was more, it wasn't readily available to the public. Still a nice place to visit.

Thank MufeGwen
Reviewed 10 July 2017

If you want to learn about Galveston history this is a great place to start. A small but very nice museum upstairs and an awesome kids library on the first floor.

1  Thank Moonietx
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

Ok, so this library is awesome. There are historical items and best of all...a used book store inside. Some great used hardback books 2-3$ a piece. Great gem.

1  Thank melscar_2000
Reviewed 1 June 2017

I've lived two hours away for years, and been to Galveston more times than I can count. I've never even HEARD of this. I've been missing so much! The museum on the 4th floor is amazing, especially the rare books! The whole thing is so...More

1  Thank sally8363
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