Tips for Your Visit

Serlachius Area Maps

Get acquainted with the museum area and services. Click the map and find key information and interesting details of the Serlachius Manor and Serlachius Headquarters.

Mobile tours of the Serlachius Museums give you interesting information on history and art.

Guided video tours

Start your museum visit on a guided video tour. The video tour highlights interesting details as backdrop of your museum visit. 

On the other hand, video stories comprise an abundance of further information on Serlachius’ history, architecture, exhibitions and key works as well as the industrialist generations of the Serlachius family.

At Serlachius Museums your can borrow a bicycle. This is one of the good tips for your visit, also environmentally.

Borrow a bicycle or a boat

The culture experience continues also outside the museum buildings: the art museum’s magnificent park and lakeside nature invites you to enjoy the natural art and local culture of the small town. With the price of the entrance fee and by showing your identity card, you can borrow a bicycle, Nordic walking poles or rowing boat and spend a day amid the beautiful surroundings of the Art Town.

On a bike, you cover comfortably the odd three-kilometer distance between the museums. You must not hand the bicycle over to other persons. The borrowed bicycle is easy to return to either of our museums during their opening hours.

At Serlachius Manor you can also borrow a rowing boat by showing your identity card. Enjoy a summer boat trip on Lake Melasjärvi and then return the boat to Serlachius Manor during its opening hours.

At Serlachius Museums photographing is allowed for your own use.

Pets, Photography and Bags

You must not bring any pets along inside Serlachius. The only exceptions are guide dogs.

Photography is permitted in both museums, without a flash, for private use.

Leave outerwear and bags, also large handbags in the cloakroom facilities. Lockers are available for the use of visitors at Serlachius Manor as well as at Serlachius Headquarters .

Located in Tampere region by the beautiful Lake Melasjärvi, Serlachius Museums offer an easy access also by car. One of the goos tips for your visit includes a charging station for electric cars.
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Easy Parking

Serlachius Manor and Serlachius Headquarters have separate parking areas. Parking spaces for the disabled are located close to the entrances.

Charging stations for electric cars are located at Serlachius’ parking areas. The charging station at Serlachius Manor has now eight paid charging points. Payment takes place either using card with contactless payment or online at: You may also check the price for charging on their website. 

There are four Rapid charging points (DC), three of which have CCS connectors and one a CHAdeMo connector. Price of charging is 20 ct/min + starting fee 30 ct. Max charging power is 60 kW/charging point which is halved when two cars are charged simultaneously.

There are four basic charging stations (AC) with Type 2 connectors. Charging requires customers’ own cable. Price of charging is 25 ct/kWh + starting fee 30 ct. The power is 22 kW.

Serlachius Headquarters’ charging station has two 22 kW charging points with Type 2 connectors. The charging point is located in the parking area facing the factory. Price of charging is 25 ct/kWh + starting fee 30 ct.



Film shows at Serlachius Museums give background information on art, history and exhibitions of the museums.

Film Shows

Serlachius Manor’s Kivijärvi Hall:
Glimpses of the Serlachius art collection presents the classic works in the collection and some facts of history. The duration of the film is about 15 minutes.
Production: DLC-media.

All film shows are free of charge. The films will not be shown, if the space has been reserved for an event.


Serlachius Manor’s annex is accessible, and the Manor building is for the most parts accessible. Serlachius Manor’s annex has induction loops in the main lobby, Kivijärvi Hall, exhibition spaces and the restaurant. Furthermore, Serlachius Headquarters’ interior spaces are dimensioned to suit wheelchairs, and the exhibitions have been designed to be multi-sensory.

At Serlachius Headquarters, the entrance for people with impaired mobility is located on the end wall directed toward the light coloured wood house. Serlachius has wheelchairs, child pushchairs, folding chairs and other walking aids for visitors to borrow. Ask the personnel for advice.

Accessibility brochures:

Tips for your visit suggests that beside art and history, at Serlachius Museums you may enjoy magnificent lakeside nature and borrow a rowing boat or a bicycle.

Things to do and to experience

Serlachius offers plenty of things to see and do all day long. We have guided tours at the museums and in the surroundings, exciting places to visit during your stay in the Art Town, possibilities to eat and sleep well, wonderful ideas for day trips and short breaks and much more to look forward! All our tours and services can be tailored for individuals as well as for groups.

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Accommodation tips

When you are visiting Serlachius and Tampere Region you may want to overnight locally. A versatile selection of accommodation is at your disposal, ranging from mill-owner-style Mänttä Club and ArtHotel Honkahovi or from a cozy town center Hotel Alexander to the Wilderness Boutique hotel Koivulahden Rapukartano (Crayfish Manor).