Serlachius museot

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+358 (0)3 488 6800 | Gustaf, R. Erik. Serlachiuksen katu 2 | Gösta, Joenniementie 47 | Mänttä

Open wintertime 1 September–31 May Tue–Sun 11am–6pm.


+358 (0)3 488 6800 | Gustaf, R. Erik. Serlachiuksen katu 2 | Gösta, Joenniementie 47 | Mänttä

wintertime 1 September–31 May Tue–Sun 11am–6pm
summertime 1 June–31 August daily 10am–6pm
Closed 6 Dec, 24–25 Dec, 31 Dec, 25 Mar and 30 Apr

Feel free to
come farther

Celebration in Serlachius Style  2018

Come ex tempore or book a whole-day tour!



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Festive Season at Serlachius from NOV 30 - JAN 6


Without Booking:


Spend the whole day enjoying art, history, good food and Finnish Christmas traditions! The entrance fee includes all the following Christmas activities and exhibition experiences (in English or Finnish):

PRICE: 10 € / adult, under 18 years old for free


  • Christmas Path on Serlachius Museum Gösta's island leads you to ten fun puzzles about Finnish Christmas traditions. By answering the quiz, you may enter in a draw and win a prize from the museum shop.
  • Christmas buffet will be served at the cozy and historical Autere cottage beside the art museum Gösta from 11th to 22nd of DEC. You will find traditional Finnish Christmas delicacies as well as new tastes in the abundant buffet.
  • Make your own Christmas ornament at Serlachius Museum Gustaf's workshop. Imitate a traditional Finnish ornament or make your own version to keep as a memory for the coming Christmases.
  • Decorate a Christmas tree at Serlachius Museum Gustaf's hall in a traditional Finnish way. You will find the decoration with the historical stories in the museum's ticket office. Take a photo around the Christmas tree and wish happy season to your loved ones!



Book in Advance and Enjoy:



GUIDED ART TOUR (1h)  Your Christmas journey will begin with a guided art tour in the beautiful milieu of Serlachius. Hear interesting stories about the legendary paper patrons and let the museum's exhibitions reveal something essential about Finnishness.

CHRISTMAS PATH  Take a stroll along the Christmas path on the museums's island and solve ten fun puzzles about Finnish Christmas traditions. You may also enter in a Christmas draw and win a prize by answering the quiz.

CHRISTMAS BUFFET WITH SANTA  Enjoy traditional Finnish Christmas cuisine with a modern twsit at the cozy Autere cottage, a former house for the farm workers. If you have been kind enough during the year, the real Santa Claus may pop in for a visit and give you a little surprise.


Your Christmas journey continues at the former head office of the paper company. I this building you feel the touch of Finnish design and sense the glorious life of the old-times. Art in its various forms will neither be hidden, Maybe you will meet the Paper Devil himself on the way...

ART WORKSHOP  The inspirational surroundings will give you plenty of ideas to make your own artistic Christmas ornament! You will get familiar with the traditional Finnish ornaments and make your own one to take with you.

DECORATE A CHRISTMAS TREE!  It is time to decorate a Christmas tree at the museum's hall in a traditional Finnish way and learn something about the old-time Christmas celebration. Gather around the Christmas tree and take a photo as a memory and wish your loved ones happy season!

PRICE EXAMPLE: from 257 € / 2 adults and 2 children (under 12 yrs old). Price is valid until the 6th of Jan 2019.

OPTIONAL: Guided walking tour with lanterns, hot drinks and ginger bread at the island's golden pavilion


Book a tour or ask more: tel. +358 40 166 3480 or