Magical bookstore and gallery in the heart of Helsinki

The Book Gallery Laterna Magica, founded in 1989, is the cultural treasure of Kruununhaka district in Helsinki that has hosted over 800 exhibitions. The antiquarian bookstore has a vast collection of books and we specialize in photography and art books. Art gallery has three unique exhibition spaces, one them a cellar space with a floor that is  1,8 billion years old natural bedrock . Laterna Magica also hosts a variety of weekly events from concerts to book discussions.
Opening hours: Mon-Fri 10-15, Sat 10-15, Sun closed
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Hanna Galtat and Juha Laitalainen

Significant Symbols, bronze sculptures and By the View, photographs

From May 26 - until June 19
In our Tile Gallery Hanna Galtat: Significant Symbols, bronze sculptures. The works in the exhibition represent well-known symbols that have been in use for thousands of years. In Laterna Magica's Book Gallery and Cellar Gallery: Juha Laitalainen's exhibition Maiseman ääressä - By the View consists of two collections of nature and urban landscape photography for which Laitalainen is best known.
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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. Lessons are cancelled for now due to Covid-19 restrictions.

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