Magical bookstore and gallery at the heart of Helsinki

The Book Gallery Laterna Magica, founded in 1989, is the cultural treasure of Kruununhaka that has hosted nearly 800 exhibitions and has one of most extraordinary book collections in Finland. Art gallery has three unique rooms, one them even with a floor consisting of natural bedrock 1,8 billion years old.
Opening hours: MON-FRI 10-17, SAT 10-15
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Cassette release party

Paitapes presents: Émilie Payer, Taneli Viljanen and Ville Sahlakari

Thu July 25th 2019
PAI TAPES presents: Émilie Payer, Taneli Viljanen and Ville Sahlakari. This event is also a cassette release party PAITP18 Émilie Payer: Moon Sound. Tickets 5 €.
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Evening filled with events

Cassette release party

Night of the Arts 2019

Thursday August 15th
Two exhibition openings, several bands, literary guests and so much more!
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Summer Exhibition

Moments in Helsinki

From July 3rd until August 10th
Laterna Magica hosts a summer exhibition presenting work from various photographers who have captured Helsinki throughout the years. All pictures will be up for sale and can be purchased directly at the gallery and taken along right away. Perfect as summer souvenirs or gifts.

Photography books

Our collection of photography books is one the best in the country. We have a wide selection of techinal manuals as well as a variety of books from photographers from all over the world.

Book Yoga

Join us in gentle yoga excercise which offers plenty of room for creativity and relaxation.

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