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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Deniz Hartikainen and Antti Ylönen

Two exhibitions in our galleries

Until July 31st
Gallery Laterna Magica's summer continues with two exhibitions. In our Tile and Cellar Galleries Urban landscapes by Antti Ylönen.In our Book Gallery space Deniz Hartikainen's Rugs on Drugs, textile art consists of hand-tufted psychedelic wall rugs. Aiming that each rug in the exhibition is a conversation starter for the visitors.

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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