Art, Architecture, Nature and Culinary Delights
The Serlachius Museums are, amid beautiful forest and lake landscape, must-see attractions for a culture enthusiast visiting Finland – one hour away from Tampere with Serlachius Shuttle bus!
Charge your soul, mind and heart in the Serlachius Museums & Art Town Mänttä. Touching moments with the national art treasures, magnificent architecture, memorable lake view, fragrance of Finnish forest, culinary pleasure in one of the best museum restaurants in the whole Europe. Enjoy your day in the Art Town Mänttä. See the Shuttle bus timetables here.
These are the ingredients of your trip:
Two museums, three museum buildings, several exhibitions: the interesting names in contemporary art, the masters of the Golden Age of Finnish art, dramatised history. Nordic pole walking in the forest, rowing on a peaceful lake, cycling. Gösta’s sculpture garden. Taavetinsaari Island. Restaurant Gösta’s pure tastes. Two museum shops.
Price 68 e / person includes:
entrance fees to the Serlachius Museums Gösta and Gustaf, rent of bikes and rowing boats, three-course Art Menu meal in the Restaurant Gösta, and Serlachius Shuttle bus services Tampere railway station – Mänttä – Tampere railway station and also local shuttle transfers in Mänttä.
Travel from Helsinki to Tampere by train:
A regional train 7.40 am from Helsinki arrives in Tampere 9.48 am
A pedolino train 8.24 am arrives in Tampere at 9.56 am. Check all timetables of VR at VR.fi
The Serlachius shuttle bus from Tampere to Mänttä
1 Jun–31 Aug daily, 1 Sep–31 May Tue–Sun
Departure from Tampere
Tampere bus station at 10.50 am
Tampere railway station, at the main entry at 11.05 am
Arrival in Mänttä
Serlachius Museum Gösta at 12.25 pm
Serlachius Museum Gustaf at 12.35 pm
Departure from Mänttä
Serlachius Museum Gösta at 5.20 pm
Serlachius Museum Gustaf at 5.30 pm
Arrival in Tampere
Tampere railway station at 6.45 pm
Tampere bus station at 6.50 pm
Travel from Tampere to Helsinki by train:
An intercity train from Tampere 7.02 pm arrives in Helsinki at 8.05 pm
An intercity train from Tampere 8.07 arrives in Helsinki at 9.54 pm. Check all timetables of VR at VR.fi
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Serlachius Museum Gustaf
The interesting building was completed as the head office of the forest combine G. A. Serlachius Ltd in 1934 and museum operations occupied the building in 2003. Gustaf offers new kinds of exhibition experiences that originate from the history and the way of life at different times. The stories play the main role.
Get acquainted with the legend of Finnish paper industry in the exhibition Paper Devil. It portrays the life and reckless business affairs of Gustaf Adolf Serlachius in the 19th century. A totally new kind of a museum experience awaits: an exhibition route of eight dramatised scenes employing the means of theatre. Languages: Finnish and English.
Lemmenpolku – The Path of Love by Nordic pole walking
You can move around from one museum to another by Nordic walking along a forested lakeside path or you can borrow a bicycle from the museum and ride. The distance is about 2,5 km.
Serlachius Museum Gösta
The museum consists of two buildings: Alongside the residential manor of the industrialist Gösta Serlachius, an internationally awarded and architecturally interesting wood-constructed pavilion was raised in 2014. The exhibitions of the museum feature nationally significant works of Finnish art, new openers of contemporary art and well-known artworks.
Acquaint yourself with the exhibitions and take a walk around the sculpture garden and the nearby island and sit down for a picnic. Borrow a rowing boat from the museum’s ticket counter and enjoy the peace and quiet of the Finnish lakeside nature.
In Art Museum’s Restaurant Gösta you will enjoy the three-course lunch included in the package. As the basis of taste experiences at Restaurant Gösta, our chefs select local, quality ingredients according to season. Our chefs de cuisine, Henry Tikkanen and Pekka Terävä, are experienced and esteemed professionals in their field. Both have received Chef of the Year award and represented Finland in international arenas. “Restaurant Gösta serves local dishes with an international twist,” state Henry and Pekka.
Art Museum Gösta - Joenniementie 47 and Museum Gustaf – R. Erik Serlachiuksen katu 2
+358 3 488 6800