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!


Christmas Time

See our wonderful winter activities at the museums and surroundings.

Make a Safe visit

Let’s make a museum visit safe for all! Serlachius offers large spaces to enjoy your visit.

Exhibitions 2022

Read more about our exhibitions.

Restaurant serves

Welcome to enjoy Restaurant Gösta’s tastes of the season!


Art Odyssey 2021. Photo: Arttu Kokkonen

Art Odyssey 2021

The exhibition from the world of science fiction

Art Museum Gösta

6 November 2021 — 17 April 2022

Lands of Treasure

Animation work of IC-98

Art Museum Gösta

25 September 2021 — 06 March 2022

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 —

Art Odyssey 2021

Eight contemporary artists’ works lead us to the world of science fiction.

Lands of Treasure

Arts group IC-98 animated work describes the humankind’s search for direction in this world that resulted in a climate crisis.

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.

Posing Time

Santeri Tuori examines nature from up close, breaks up images into parts and reassembles them by combining the elements into a harmonious whole.

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.

Sustainability at Our Museums

Responsibility of the environment is a matter of the heart for us who work in the Serlachius Museums. We want to look after the environment as carefully and sustained as we treasure our collection.


Book Your Ticket

We recommend you to book museum ticket, restaurant services and shuttle bus in advance.

Amazing Art Trip

Spend a wonderful day at Serlachius including transfer from Tampere, guided tours and a delicious meal.

Serlachius Bus

The shuttle bus runs from Tampere to Mänttä and back from Tuesday to Sunday in wintertime.

11 reasons to Visit Serlachius

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


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

Pearl of the month in December presents the drawings for Mänttä Castle.

Maiden of Finland

Wäinö Aaltonen’s sculpture in gilded wood and completed in 1925, was acquired for the Fine Arts Foundation’s collection in 1996. See in 3D-image.

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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