Grove Museum of Victorian Life – Thie Tashtee ‘Yn Chell’

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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 1970’s. The house provides a real insight into the lives of this family from Victorian times to the 20th Century.

Grove Museum of Victorian Life – Thie Tashtee ‘Yn Chell’

Opening Times

Open Saturday to Wednesday
from 1 April – 31 October 2023

11am – 3pm


Adults £9

Children FREE

Students over 18 with a valid Student Card half price.

All children under the age of 12 must be accompanied by an adult.

Drone Policy: The flying of unauthorised drones is not permitted at the Grove Museum.


Concessions available

Holiday Passes for visitors.

Group discounts available to pre-booked group visitors of 15 or more paying visitors.
Pre-book in advance.

Free entry available to children aged 5 to 18 with a current student card, including tours.

Student entry half price with a current student card, including tours.

Annual Passes for Isle of Man residents.

Go Explore Heritage Passes for use with trams, trains and bus transport.

Free entry available to members of the Friends of Manx National Heritage, National Trust, English Heritage, CADW, Historic Scotland and organisations holding an agreement with Manx National Heritage. Entry available to the named member only on presentation of a valid membership card. Restrictions may apply. For details, please consult your membership handbook.

Please note: concessions may not apply for special events.


Situated in Ramsey

The Grove Museum of Victorian Life (Thie Tashtee ‘Yn Chell’) tells the story of the Gibb family and their Victorian summer retreat, which later became their permanent residence and family home. Beautifully preserved to provide an intriguing insight into life in the Victorian and Edwardian eras, a visit to the house, outbuildings and country garden is like stepping back in time.

Things to do and see

Don’t miss

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


Address: Andreas Road, Ramsey, IM8 3UA
Phone: +44 1624 812686

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