Far out art with a historic heart!

Far out art with a historic heart!

What is Serlachius?

The Serlachius Museums offer a meeting place for art and stories, and people who value their high-quality. There are two Serlachius Museums: Art Museum Gösta as well as Museum Gustaf, which tells the stories of history. Our heart and soul consist of art, architecture, history, excellent food, magnificent lakeside nature and hearty service.  Welcome!


Make a Safe visit

Serlachius offers large spaces to enjoy a safe visit. We have also paid special attention to cleaning in our spaces as well as hand hygiene.

Serlachius bus

The Serlachius shuttle bus runs from Tampere to Mänttä on days when the museums are open.

Art Sauna to be built

Serlachius Museums’ art sauna will be an architecturally unique building, blending elegantly into the beautiful lakelandscape.

Restaurant Gösta is open again

Welcome to enjoy the tastes of the season!


The Truth

Jani Leinonen’s magical installation

Art Museum Gösta

27 March 2021 — 05 September 2021

Posing Time

Santeri Tuori’s photograph and video works

Art Museum Gösta

27 March 2021 — 06 March 2022

Simon Patterson, Head to Toe. In the picture his artwork Manned Flight 1990. Courtesy the Artist. Photo: Sampo Linkoneva.

Head to Toe

Simon Patterson’s artworks

Museum Gustaf

6 February 2021 — 09 January 2022

Behind the Pulp Gate

Work and stories from Mänttä pulp mill

Museum Gustaf

29 February 2020 —

Albert Edelfelt, Kööpenhaminan ankkuripaikalta III, 1890, öljyväri kankaalle, Gösta Serlachiuksen taidesäätiö. Kuva: Tomi Aho

Classic Works of Fine Art at the Manor

Updated collection hanging

Art Museum Gösta

6 April 2019 —

Apteekkarin kauppahuone | Apotekarens handelshus | Apotheckary's Trade House

Apotheckary’s Trade House

Experience history – hands-on

Museum Gustaf

16 November 2013 —

Paper Devil

The life and business affairs of G. A. Serlachius

Museum Gustaf

11 May 2013 —

Head to Toe

In his art, British Artist Simon Patterson shows the world in a new light by colliding maps, lists and charts that are so familiar for us all.

Artworks on the web

Browse selected art pieces from Serlachius Collection at the site Taide.art.

Serlachius’s sound stories

Sound stories provide interesting background information on the history of the Serlachius Museums, the mill owner family, architecture and a selection of artworks as well as current exhibitions.

Anselm Kiefer’s artwork on show

The exhibition Classic Works of Fine Art at the Manor shows Anselm Kiefer’s artwork Väinämöinen Ilmarinen, 2018 which was acquired by Gösta Serlachius Fine Arts Foundation in 2019.


11 reasons to Visit Serlachius

Joel Willians from Very Finnish Problems tells his favorite places in Mänttä.

Recreation for your body and soul

This online package includes transfers from Tampere, lunch and entrance to two amazing Serlachius Museums!

Culinary pleasures

Savour Restaurant Gösta’s unpretentious flavours at Serlachius!

Nordic walking poles and bicycles

The loan of bikes and walking poles is included in the admission. In summertime you may also borrow a rowing boat and enjoy the lakeside nature!


A legend of Finnish paper industry

Mill owner G. A. Serlachius built a paper empire in Mänttä in spite of the crises and setbacks in his life.

Pearl of the Month

Correspondence on Gösta Serlachius fishing trip to Petsamo summer 1935.

Robber at the Gate of Paradise

Helene Schjerfbeck’s beloved portrayals from the early 20th century at Art Museum Gösta include this extraordinary piece of art.

Awarded architecture

Completed in 2014, the Pavilion, the extension of the Museum Gösta, has been awarded several times in Finland and abroad.

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