TOURS & SERVICES

Pick the best blocks for your customer and build a perfect ensemble!

All our tours and services are available for smaller or bigger groups, from one person up to 300 guests with divided program! Feel free to ask more from our sales service and we will make you an offer with special travel professional prices. We can also tailor the tours for example around a certain theme. The content will be applied according to the customer’s age or other special features.

All tours can be customized as you wish: Perhaps a sparkling surprise served on the art tour in the manor’s old vault? Or refreshments in a little rucksack to take with on the walking tour? Or do you have something else in your mind to include in the tour? Let us know and we will plan the rest!

Art and Architecture Tours

Classics of the Finnish Golden Age of Art, hidden gems, contemporary art, internationally awarded architecture and feelings from different decades — you name it! Our supply has something for everyone.

GUIDED TOUR AT SERLACHIUS MUSEUM GÖSTA
Get acquainted with the highlights of the art museum’s exhibitions and architecture.
Duration: 1 hour
Price: from 10 € / person
Language: English, German, Swedish, Russian, Japanese, Finnish. Ask for other languages!
Optional: refreshments in the old vault

THEME TOUR
The emphasis is on one specific exhibition or chosen theme.
Duration: 1 hour
Price: from 10 € / person
Language: English, German, Swedish, Japanese, Finnish.
Location: Serlachius Museum Gösta or Gustaf
Optional: ask for a special workshop included in the tour or held afterwards

GUIDED WALKING TOUR — ARCHITECTURE AND SCULPTURES
Beautiful landscape, Sculpture Park, architecture of the pavilion, old peasant cottage and the 1930’s manor
Duration: 1 hour
Price: from 12 € / person
Language: English, German, Swedish, Japanese, Finnish. Ask for other languages!
Location: Serlachius Museum Gösta and the surroundings
Optional: Nordic walking poles and rubber boots available

HISTORICAL BUILDINGS — THEIR ARCHITECTURE AND STORIES
Walking tour in the town among the beautiful buildings related to the vivid history of the Serlachius Paper Company, from neoclassicism to functionalism!
Duration: 2 hours
Price: from 24 € / person
Language: English, German, Swedish, Finnish
Location: Art Town Mänttä
Optional: loan the museum bicycle and have a guided bike tour instead – you may also use your own vehicle for transfers.

SCULPTURE HUNTING AROUND THE TOWN
Build your team and the fun competition begins! Which team solves the puzzle first?
Duration: 2 hours
Price: from 24 € / person
Location: Art Town Mänttä

History and Drama Tours

Looking for something fun, serious or in between? Your choice! The fascinating old times are present at Serlachius and in the town of Mänttä in a unique way.

GUIDED TOUR AT SERLACHIUS MUSEUM GUSTAF
Hear about the life at the former head office, its architecture and the ongoing exhibitions.
Duration: 1 hour
Price: from 10 € / person
Language: English, German, Swedish, Russian, Japanese, Finnish

WORKING FOR THE COMPANY — DRAMA TOUR
It is the year 1951 and you are applying for a job at the paper mill, but it is not easy to pass the test of the company’s strict secretary. Includes a short paper workshop. Laughter guaranteed!
Duration: 1 hour
Price: from 12 € / person
Language: English, German, Swedish, Finnish
Location: Serlachius Museum Gustaf

MEET THE ART CONNOISSEUR
A fine French gentleman from the rococo era is devastated from the art museum’s supply. Can you help him to understand contemporary art and lifestyle?
Duration: 1 hour
Price: from 12 € / person
Language: English, Finnish
Location: Serlachius Museum Gösta

SCENES FROM THE PAPER PATRON’S LIFE
Professional actors present flashes from Gösta Serlachius’ interesting and hard life during the guidance.
Duration: 1 hour
Price: from 17 € / person
Language: English, Finnish
Location: Serlachius Museum Gösta

GUIDED TOUR OF MÄNTTÄ CHURCH
The church in the centre of Mänttä is filled with art and interesting history related to the G. A. Serlachius Paper Company
Duration: 30 min.
Price: 10 € / person
Language: English, German, Swedish, Finnish.
Optional: walking tour in the cemetery

HISTORICAL BUILDINGS — THEIR ARCHITECTURE AND STORIES
Walking tour in the town among the beautiful buildings related to the vivid history of the Serlachius Paper Company, from neoclassicism to functionalism!
Duration: 2 hours
Price: from 24 € / person
Language: English, German, Swedish, Finnish
Location: Art Town Mänttä
Optional: loan the museum bicycle and have a guided bike tour instead – you may also use your own vehicle for transfers.

Culinary Pleasures

From Finnish “pulla” to a full-course dinner, à la carte, summer and Christmas buffet for FITs or menus for groups with different demands: Restaurant Gösta is serving your customers with great passion! Awarded top chef Henry Tikkanen’s cuisine is inspired by the art and nature all around. All menus are available around the year if not specified. Ask for special prices!

FOREST ON YOUR PLATE — SPECIAL GROUP MENU
Seasonal three-course menu with the Finnish forest flavors of spruce and juniper
Price: 49 € / person
Group size: min. 10 pax
Location: Restaurant Gösta

GUIDED CULINARY JOURNEY
A four-course dinner inspired by the stories and art related to the national artist Akseli Gallen-Kallela and the Serlachius family
Duration: 2 hours
Price: from 82 € / person
Group size: min. 10 pax
Language: English, Finnish
Location: Restaurant Gösta and museum’s island (if wished)

CULINARY SCHOOL
Prepare your own dinner and learn the secrets of culinary art in the guidance of chef de cuisine Henry Tikkanen.
Duration: 3,5 hours
Price: 130 € / person
Group size: 6-16 pax
Language: English, Finnish
Location: Restaurant Gösta

MANOR’S CLASSIC LUNCH
Example menu:
Whitefish tartare, avocado and soy; Grilled beef sirloin and tarragon sauce OR Fresh Finnish fish with the best accompany; crème brulée and raspberries with coffee or tea
Price: 48 € / person
Group size: min. 10 pax
Location: Restaurant Gösta

MANOR LUNCH — FISH
Example menu:
Silky soup with the best seasonal ingredients; Lightly smoked lax and chives sauce; Almond cake, raspberries and mascarpone with coffee or tea
Price: 32 € / person
Group size: min. 10 pax
Location: Restaurant Gösta

MANOR LUNCH — MEAT
Example menu:
Silky soup with the best seasonal ingredients; Duck confit and thyme sauce; Almond cake, raspberries and mascarpone with coffee or tea
Price: 32 € / person
Group size: min. 10 pax
Location: Restaurant Gösta

MANOR LUNCH — VEG
Example menu:
Silky soup with the best seasonal ingredients; mushroom risotto and crispy parsley; almond cake, raspberries and mascarpone with coffee or tea
Price: 32 € / person
Group size: min. 10 pax
Location: Restaurant Gösta

PAVILION LUNCH
A seasonal menu served at the table with a main course, a fresh green salad as well as a dessert with coffee or tea
Price: 19,5 € / person
Group size: min. 20 pax
Location: Restaurant Gösta

TRADITIONAL BUFFET LUNCH
Home-made food with fresh salad and bread, dessert and coffee at the cozy Autere Cottage
Price: 14,50 € /person
Group size: min. 30 pax
Location: Autere Cottage beside the museum Gösta
Season: Sep-Nov, Jan-May

DELICATE BUFFET LUNCH
Abundant supply of best dishes with dessert and coffee at the historical Autere Cottage 
Price: 38 € / person
Group size: min. 25 pax
Location: Autere Cottage beside the museum Gösta
Season: Sep-Nov, Jan-May

Art Sauna Experience

New Art Sauna on the shore of Serlachius Museum Gösta offers an amazing experience with sauna bathing and cuisine. This is a place, not only for sauna lovers, but for all art, design, and architecture enthusiasts! Dinner prepared in-situ on the open fire makes the experience perfect! Ask more from our sales service!

Art Workshops

Our workshops are fun and creative! Your customers will reflect the art on show in an interactive way and learn about the different art techniques. Suitable for all ages.

ACRYLIC PAINTING WORKSHOP
Make your own painting under the supervision of a professional visual artist. Including a guided tour at the art museum.
Duration: 3 hours
Price: from 63 € / person
Language: English, Finnish
Location: Serlachius Museum Gösta

SCULPTURE WORKSHOP
Model your own sculpture with the guidance of a professional artist. Including a guided tour in the Sculpture Park.
Duration: 2,5 hours
Price: from 45 € / person
Language: English, Finnish
Location: Serlachius Museum Gösta

GRAPHICS WORKSHOP
Design, press and print your own special graphics artwork. This workshop is specially designed for Serlachius Museums.
Duration: 1,5 hours
Price: from 24 € / person
Language: English, Finnish
Location: Serlachius Museum Gösta

PAPER WORKSHOP
Make your own paper from the very beginning. Suits well for a forest theme day!
Duration: 1 hour
Price: from 12 € / person
Language: English, Finnish
Location: Serlachius Museum Gustaf

NATURE WORKSHOP
Inspiration for artistic activities from the surrounding nature! Including a short tour outdoors and a customized workshop.
Duration: 2 h
Price: from 24 € / person
Language: English, Finnish
Location: Serlachius Museum Gösta and the museum island

EDUCATIONAL WORKSHOP
A workshop customized for a special educational group. Contact our sales service for further information.
Duration: from 1 hour
Price: from 12 € / person
Language: English, Finnish
Location: Serlachius Museum Gösta or Gustaf

NON-STOP WORKSHOP
Most of the time a non-stop workshop related to the current exhibitions is available: anyone can participate independently with the entrance fee. A group can also include this workshop in the guided tour or pop in afterwards independently.
Location: Serlachius Museum Gösta

Nature and Soft Activities

Guided walking tour in the midst of nature gives a nice variation for the program. Your customers may also borrow a rowing boat, Nordic walking poles or bikes independently: the loan is included in the entrance free.

WALKING TOUR — SCULPTURE PARK AND THE MUSEUM’S ISLAND
Guided tour admiring the beautiful surroundings, sculptures and architecture.
Duration: 1 hour
Price: from 12 € / person
Language: English, German, Swedish, Japanese, Finnish
Location: Serlachius Museum Gösta and the surroundings
Optional: refreshments in the island’s gazebo, lantern walk in dark

NORDIC WALKING ON THE LOVE PATH
Our jolly guide leads you beside the forest nature and the intriguing stories of the past.
Duration: 1 hour
Price: from 12 € / person
Language: English, German, Swedish, Japanese, Finnish
Location: Nature trail from one museum to the other (2,5 km)
Optional: refreshments in a little rucksack

GUIDED WALKING TOUR IN THE PRIMEVAL FOREST
Experience the conservation area, observation tower and a quiet forest church on the top of Mänttä.
Duration: 2 hours
Price: from 24 € / person
Language: English, German, Swedish, Japanese, Finnish
Location: conservation area Mäntänvuori in the Art Town Mänttä
Optional: visit a former ski cottage, nowadays an extraordinary Wine Tavern with Central European salty bites

SEASONAL ACTIVITIES IN THE NATURE WITH A GUIDE
Very Finnish way of enjoying outdoors: binding a garland, berry or mushroom picking, fishing or ice fishing, snow-shoe walking — according to season and preferences.
Duration and prices: depending on the tour
Location: Mänttä-Vilppula region
Language: English, Finnish. Ask for other languages!

Local Tours

Do your customers wish to have a genuine culture experience? Our local tours open a fun and relaxed approach to a Finnish small town life.

WALKING TOUR — SMALL TOWN LIFE
This tour takes you in the core of Finnish living in a small town. Experience everything at first hand!
Duration: 2 hours
Price: from 24 € / person
Language: English, German, Swedish, Finnish
Location: Art Town Mänttä
Optional: loan the museum bicycle and have a guided bike tour around the town

VISIT A LOCAL HOME
Sit on the sofa and chat with the locals, enjoy some blueberry pie or cinnamon roll in a Finnish way.
Duration: 1 hour
Price: from 20 € / person
Group size: 1-15 pax
Location: Art Town Mänttä
Language: English, German, Swedish, Finnish

RENT A LOCAL — HOSTED TOUR IN MÄNTTÄ
From 2 hours to a whole-day hosting: our jolly host/hostess will take you to places you want and keep up the good spirits!
Duration: 2 – 8 hours
Price: from 20 € / person
Group size: 1-20 pax
Language: English, German, Swedish, Finnish

Short Tours and Host Services

Sometimes your customers need just a little kick-off for their visit and some other time they demand a full-day hosting. We will serve in every occasion!

ORIENTATION TOUR AT GÖSTA
This orientation tour will familiarize you with the story of Serlachius, the milieu and the ongoing exhibitions.
Duration: 15 min.
Price: 20 € / group
Group size: 1-10 pax
Language: English
Location: Serlachius Museum Gösta

ORIENTATION TOUR AT GUSTAF
This orientation tour will familiarize you with the story of Serlachius, the milieu and the ongoing exhibitions.
Duration: 15 min.
Price: 20 € / group
Group size: 1-10 pax
Language: English
Location: Serlachius Museum Gustaf

RENT A LOCAL — HOSTED TOUR IN MÄNTTÄ
From 2 hours to a whole-day hosting: our jolly host/hostess will take you to places you want and keep up the good spirits!
Duration: 2 – 8 hours
Price: from 20 € / person
Group size: 1-20 pax
Language: English, German, Swedish, Finnish

HOST IN A BUS
Serlachius host/hostess will take care of the group all the way from/to Tampere or Jyväskylä. Ask for other destinations!
Price: 20 € / person / one way
Group size: min. 10 pax
Language: English, German, Swedish, Finnish