The Grove: Museum of Victorian Life

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Built by the Gibbs, a wealthy merchant family from Liverpool as their summer retreat. Later it became the permanent family home. The Gibb sisters, Alice and Janet continued to live in the house until their deaths in the 1970s. The house provides a real insight into the lives of this family from Victorian times to the 20th Century.

- Victorian furniture, fashion and fineries.
- Bee hives Farm equipment including a horse drawn threshing mill
- A game of croquet on the lawns by The Conservatory
- Ducks and Loghtan sheep
- High Tea in the Conservatory Tea Room
- Gifts and souvenirs from the Grove Museum Shop
- A ride on the Manx Electric Railway to or from Ramsey

Venue Type:

Museum, Heritage site, Historic house or home

See also

Opening hours

Daily 25 Mar to 27 May 2016 10am – 4pm
Daily 28 May to 4 Sept 2016 10am – 5pm
Daily 4 Sept to 1 Nov 2016 10am – 4pm

Closed throughout the winter months.

Admission charges

Adults £5
Children £2.50

-Free admission to members of the Friends of Manx National Heritage.
-Holiday Passes for multi-site admission.
-Group discounts available to pre-booked group visitors of 15 or more paying visitors.
-Season Passes for Isle of Man residents.
-Go Heritage Explore Card available for multi-site admission and transport links.
-Free entry available to Isle of Man School children with a valid ACE card sponsored by Lloyds Bank.


  • National Trust
  • Historic Scotland
  • English Heritage
  • Cadw: Welsh Historic Monuments

Collection details

Agriculture, Architecture, Costume and Textiles, Decorative and Applied Art, Personalities, Social History

The Grove: Museum of Victorian Life
Andreas Road
Isle of Man




01624 648000


01624 648001

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