The museums are open daily during the summer. Welcome!

The museums are open daily during the summer. Welcome!

The museums are open daily during the summer. Welcome!

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!


Petri Eskelinen, Laumaeläin, 2019, puu, metalli, muovi, kumi, hydrauliikkaöljy. Kuva: Titus Verhe.

Procedural Memory

Petri Eskelinen’s interactive sculptures

Art Museum Gösta

21 March 2020 — 07 March 2021

Behind the Pulp Gate

Work and stories from Mänttä pulp mill

Museum Gustaf

29 February 2020 —

Nanna Hänninen, How About the Future? , sarjasta Now is Now, 2019, digitaalinen värituloste.

How About the Future?

A retrospective of Nanna Hänninen

Art Museum Gösta

1 February 2020 — 07 March 2021

Goldschmied & Chiari Where Shall We Go Dancing Tonight? | Dove andiamo a ballare questa sera? 2019 site-specific installation, mixed media installazione site-specific, materiali vari. Photo: Sampo Linkoneva, Serlachius Museums.

The Quest for Happiness

Italian Art Now

Art Museum Gösta

26 October 2019 — 27 September 2020

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

Classic Works of Fine Art at the Manor

New collection hanging

Art Museum Gösta

6 April 2019 —

Olli och Bucklan | Olli ja Bucklan | Olli and Bucklan | Serlachius Museums

Olli and Bucklan

The Life and Art of the Ehrströms

Museum Gustaf

26 January 2019 — 30 August 2020

Apteekkarin kauppahuone | Apotekarens handelshus | Apotheckary's Trade House

Apotheckary’s Trade House

Experience history – hands-on

Museum Gustaf

16 November 2013 —

Paperiperkele | Pappersdjävul | Paper Devil | Serlachius Museums

Paper Devil

The life and business affairs of G. A. Serlachius

Museum Gustaf

11 May 2013 —


The museums are open daily

Welcome to enjoy the culture supply in peace and quiet!

Serlachius bus

Serlachius bus runs now according to its normal schedule.

Restaurant Gösta serves safe

We keep and serve everybody safe.

Anselm Kiefer’s artwork on show

Gösta Serlachius Fine Arts Foundation has acquired Anselm Kiefer’s artwork Väinämöinen Ilmarinen, 2018.

Procedural Memory

Petri Eskelinen is known for his moving interactive sculptures. In his recent works, Eskelinen has addressed new research on the ability of plants to think and learn.

How about the Future?

Photographic artist Nanna Hänninen addresses the themes of insecurity and otherness as well as climate change in her exhibition How about the Future?

Olli and Bucklan

The life and art of the Ehsrstöms who are little-known figures in Finnish art history. Now their output is on show in a comprehensive exhibition at museum Gustaf.

Artworks on the web

Browse selected art pieces from Serlachius Collection at the site

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.


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 entrance fee. 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

Anselm Kiefer’s Väinämöinen Ilmarinen is a recent major acquisition of the Gösta Serlachius Fine Arts Foundation.

The Problem (Symposium)

One of Akseli Gallen-Kallela’s renowned symbolistic works ended up the Serlachius collection in a most peculiar way.

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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