Far out art with a historic heart!

Far out art with a historic heart!

Far out art with a historic heart!

Far out art with a historic heart!

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!


Welcome to Serlachius!

Hop on the Serlachius Art Express in Tampere and come directly to Serlachius Museums! Find out also other ways to arrive.

Book Your Ticket

Book museum ticket, restaurant services and Serlachius Art Express in advance. See also our day trips and other tours.

Art sauna

Our awarded Art Sauna is an excellent venue for organising meetings and various private events. Public sauna days on Wednesdays.

Restaurant Gösta

Welcome to enjoy restaurant’s tastes of the season!


Lorna Simpson, Ice 8, 2018, muste ja akryyli gessolla pohjustetulle puulle, ©Lorna Simpson. Taiteilijan ja Hauser & Wirth -gallerian omistuksessa. Kuva: James Wang


Lorna Simpson’s debut in the Nordic countries

Serlachius Museum Gösta

13 May 2023 — 08 October 2023

Elena Näsänen, Yö ja päivä, 2023, stillkuva videoinstallaatiosta.

Night and Day

Elena Näsänen’s 2-channel video installation

Serlachius Museum Gösta

25 March 2023 — 03 March 2024

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

Serlachius Museum Gösta

6 April 2019 —


The birth of Mänttä’s paper industry from an other point of view

Serlachius Museum Gustaf

4 February 2023 — 19 November 2023

Paper Devil

The life and business affairs of G. A. Serlachius

Serlachius Museum Gustaf

11 May 2013 — 19 November 2023

Behind the Pulp Gate

Work and stories from Mänttä pulp mill

Serlachius Museum Gustaf

29 February 2020 — 19 November 2023

Apteekkarin kauppahuone | Apotekarens handelshus | Apotheckary's Trade House

Apothecary’s Trade House

Experience history – hands-on

Serlachius Museum Gustaf

16 November 2013 — 19 November 2023

Oneself As Another

Works from the Gösta Serlachius Fine Arts Foundation’s collection

Virtual exhibition space

10 August 2022 —

Anna Estarriola, Moment, detail, 2023. Photo: Sampo Linkoneva


Anna Estarriola’s installation

Serlachius Museum Gösta

23 September 2023 — 03 March 2024

Pearl of the month

Akseli Gallen-Kallela was one of the artists who built Finnish national identity by depicting original Finns in his painting Rustic Life, 1887.

Lorna Simpson: Haze

Lorna Simpson is one of the most prominent figures of contemporary art in America. Her exhibition Haze is on show at Serlachius Museum Gösta 13 May–8 Oct 2023.

Current news

Now you may get acquainted withHelene Schjerfbeck’s hitherto unnoticed early work which she painted at the age of just 17.

The Art Sauna

A new architectonic perspective into the concept of Finnish sauna, Art Sauna stands on the shore of Serlachius Museum Gösta.

Sustainability at Our Museums

Responsibility of the environment is a matter of the heart for Serlachius Museums. We have been awarded ISO 14001 environmental certificate and Sustainable Travel Finland label by Visit Finland.

Rent a city bike at Vilppula railway station

Hop on a train, on the way, use the app to book your Donkey Republic city bike. Pick it up at Vilppula railway station. Pedal away to enjoy Mänttä-Vilppula experiences!

Serlachius’ 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.

Artworks on the web

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


Amazing Art Trip

Spend a wonderful day at Serlachius! Include transfer, meal or even the Art Sauna ticket in your day!

Stay a while

Serlachius Museums and Art Town offer an abundance of sights and experiences for several days. Check our accommodation tips and spend a mini vacation in the backwoods.

Love and wonder

Here you find more information on Serlachius Museums’ collection works, intriguing stories as well as history.

New in summer 2023: Bike & Rail

Travel by train to Vilppula station and rent a city bike. Enjoy sceneries and culture supply sustainably! Read more.

Public sauna day

Visit the new Art Sauna on public sauna days or book your private sauna experience. Public sauna day is organized every Tuesday. Book your ticket here.