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In sum­mer 2014, be­si­de the Art museum’s ma­nor, rose a new ex­ten­sion, tripling the available ex­hi­bi­tion space to a total of 1500 square meters, enabling larger and more versatile ex­hi­bi­tions. The ex­ten­sion also con­tains mo­dern con­ser­va­tion faci­li­ties, a mag­ni­ficent res­tau­rant with a beau­ti­ful view, a fes­ti­ve hall, as well as a spacious museum shop.

”The door opens quietly, as if a whispering wind could move the oaken door. A sturdy knock on the floor, no-one to be seen – maybe it is just the invisible governess of the Club. But has some visitor – the Queen, the President or a Counselor of State – left their secret in the mansion?”

The Mänt­tä Church was de­sig­ned by arc­hi­tect W. G. Palm­qvist and it was inau­gu­ra­ted in 1928. The woo­den sculp­tu­res by Han­nes Au­te­re and the al­tar­piece by Alwar Cawén give a unique touch to the Mänt­tä Church. Con­struc­tion of the church was comple­ted in 1928, and was built at G.A. Ser­lac­hius’s own ex­pen­se.

Vilp­pu­la Church was de­sig­ned by arc­hi­tect Georg Schreck and was built in 1891–1900. The church en­ded up in the fi­ring line in the batt­les of 1918, and the hit­marks are still seen on the sup­port pil­lars of the bell tower. The al­tar­piece is a pain­ting by Pek­ka Ha­lo­nen cal­led “Kris­tus vuo­ri­tiel­lä” (Christ on the moun­tain path), an en­dow­ment by Thy­ra Jur­ve­lius.