The history of Moisio manor begins from the 17th century. It was originally part of the Wrede family manor. In 1605 Henrik Wrede had saved the life of Carl IX, the King of Sweden, in a battle by giving him a horse. Wrede himself was killed, but Carl IX donated a large land property to his family after the war. Wrede family owned Moisio 150 years.

Moisio was acquired by the Forselles family in 1767 and Fredrik Juhan Ulrik af Forselles decied to build a new main building. The present mansion was designed by famous architect C.L. Engel in 1818. The building, which represents early empire style architecture, was built in 1820.

In 1907 Moisio manor was acquired by the municipality of Elimäki. The main building functioned as a retirement home for 60 years. In 1997 it was moved again to the private use and today there are art exhibitions held around the year. The ground floor serves as a restaurant and a café, the upper floor has been dedicated to art.


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Founded: 1820
Category: Palaces, manors and town halls in Finland
Historical period: Russian Grand Duchy (Finland)


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Maarit Raatikainen (7 months ago)
Kaunis ja tyylikkään näköinen paikka. Isot parkkipaikat. Paikkaan ei ole esteetöntä kulkua, joten sisälletulo on haasteellista lastenvaunuilla tai pyörätuolilla, yläkertaan on vain portaat. Vessat on tyylikkäästi sisustettu, mutta juhlia ajatellen niitä on aivan liian vähän (vauvoille ei ole esim.hoitopöytää eikä liikuntarajoitteisia ole huomioitu wc-tiloissa). Mikäli haluat järjestää juhlat ko.paikassa kannattaa sopia paikan omistajan kanssa ajoissa aikatauluista ja muista käytännön järjestelyistä, ettei tule yllätyksiä (eivät välttämättä anna paljoa aikaa koristella juhlapaikkaa, voi tulla kiire).
Leena Martikainen (8 months ago)
Upea paikka, hienot taidenäyttelyt, ei ole esteetön paikka.
RetroUkko (12 months ago)
Hieno ja tyylikäs paikka pitää juhlia tai kokouksia. Isot parkkipaikat isommalle porukalle. Hieman olisin toivonut henkilökunnalta enemmän ystävällisyyttä sekä puheliaisuutta palvelun kylkiäisenä, niin olisi viisi tähteä tullut.
Taru N. (12 months ago)
Kaunis paikka. Kovalla helteellä sisällä kuuma ja seisova ilma. Työntekijöistä jäi vähän sellainen fiilis, ettei niin palveluystävällisiä extra työlle. Ei jäitä tarjolla juomiin ja kaappi jossa juomia säilytetään, ei ollut kovin tehokas.
Modestas Macys (2 years ago)
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