Grove Museum – 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 – Thie Tashtee ‘Yn Chell’

Opening Times

Open Saturday – Wednesday from 28th March – 3rd November 2024

12pm – 4pm

Closed Thursday – Friday

Last entry 3.30pm


Adults £9

Children FREE (children under the age of 12 must be accompanied by an adult)

Students over 18 with a valid Student Card £4.50


Your admission

  • Some special events may incur an additional admission charge.
  • Student discount is available on production of a valid student card.
  • Group discounts are available to pre-booked group visitors of 15 or more paying visitors booked 7 days in advance. Find out more.
  • Holiday and Annual Passes – admission is only permitted on production of a valid card. Cards are valid for the named person and are not transferable. ID may also be requested.  Free access is for 14 days from the first day of use on a Holiday Pass and 1 Year from first date of use on an Annual Pass for Isle of Man residents.
  • Free admission is available to children under 18 years of age, persons accompanying a disabled visitor, Go Explore Heritage and Go Platinum Reserve Passes for use with trams, trains and bus transport and Members of the Friends of Manx National Heritage 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 on our reciprocal arrangements, please consult your membership handbook.


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
  • The beautiful gardens and herbaceous borders
  • 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
  • Ducks and Loaghtan 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

What Three Words: doves.conjures.elevator

Transport: Buses 18K. Manx Electric Railway Ramsey Stop

Essential Info

Drone Policy: The flying of drones is not permitted from or over the Grove Museum.

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