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Visit to Reidar Särestöniemi art museum


3 h

Daytime, Evening

Levi, Lapland







A famous artist of Lapland raised in a farmers's family has his home and gallery open as a museum.

You will have a guided tour around SÄRESTÖNIEMI MUSEUM

Transfer from Levi Center will take about 45 min. You will have a guided tour around SÄRESTÖNIEMI MUSEUM to experience the Arts and Culture of a well-known Lappish artist Reidar Särestöniemi (1925-1981). Särestö offers a peaceful atmosphere with a wide variety of Lappish culture; history, architecture, art, and way of living.

Take time, slow down, and feel the magic...

All this is represented by the unbelievable true story of Reidar Särestöniemi, a farmer's son who against all odds achieved a successful career as an artist. The museum area is situated in the middle of nature with its changing seasons. Take time, slow down, and feel the magic.

Arts Gallery Reidar Särestöniemi built his Gallery in 1972 because he needed a place where people could see his remarkable work Natural surroundings and the personality of the artist are at the center of the architectural design; the Gallery is also designed by acclaimed Finnish architects Reima and Raili Pietila.

The main exhibition consists always of several colorful and stunning works from Reidar Särestöniemi — the main exhibition is changed once a year, and smaller exhibitions in Studio and Old Särestö are changed every 3 months.

Enjoy coffee or other warm beverages

Info-Cafe-ShopFinish your visit at the info and café-house from the info and get the tickets and brochure from here. Enjoy coffee or other warm beverages with a homemade sweet bun (included in the tour price). Gifts and souvenirs with a true story and fine art can be found in our shop.


  • Transfer. 

  • Guiding throughout the program. 

  • A warm drink and a sweet bun in a café.


Warm winter clothing Snacks and meals Alcoholic and other drinks in the ice bar or in a café.


Please note that thermal clothing is not provided for this program. It can be rented separately.