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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.
Daily 9 Sept to 8 Nov 2015 10am to 4pm
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
Postcode: IM8 3UA
The Grove Museum of Victorian Life 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.