History Center & Library Museum

Galveston & Texas History Center

The Galveston & Texas History Center collects, preserves, and organizes archival materials that document the history of Galveston and Texas. We focus on Galveston from the city’s incorporation in 1839 through the present. Our collection also relates to Texas from the Spanish period to the end of the Civil War.

Check out their website to:

  • Learn about the 1900 Storm, construction of the Seawall, and other historical moments in Galveston,
  • Find out more about the history of your home,
  • Access your family’s history with FamilySearch Heritage Quest or view Online databases related to history and genealogy,
  • See thousands of digitized photos and manuscripts collections in the Archives Catalog,
  • and more!
Visit the Galveston & Texas History Center website

Hours:

Tuesday – Saturday – 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Sunday – Monday – Closed

Contact the Galveston & Texas History Center

Telephone: (409) 763 – 8854 ext. 126
Fax: (409) 763 – 0275

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Rosenberg Library Museum

The Rosenberg Library Museum maintains and exhibits an artifact collection and a fine art collection that emphasizes the history of Galveston and the Republic of Texas. Permanent and alternating exhibits are displayed in the Lykes, Hutchings, and Harris Galleries on the 4th floor, and throughout the building. Admission is free.

Check out their website to:

  • Search Past Treasures of the Month,
  • Learn about new exhibits and Museum events,
  • Join the Museum Book Club,
  • and more!
Visit the Rosenberg Library Museum website

Hours:

Monday – Saturday – 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Sunday – Closed

Contact the Rosenberg Library Museum