Magical bookstore and gallery at the heart of Helsinki

The Book Gallery Laterna Magica, founded in 1989, is the cultural treasure of Kruununhaka disrtict in Helsinki that has hosted over 800 exhibitions and has one of most extraordinary book collections in Finland. Art gallery has three unique exhibition spaces, one them a cellar space with a floor consisting of natural bedrock 1,8 billion years old. 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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Markku Joutsen and Erkki Salomaa

Two photography exhibitions in our galleries

Until August 8th 2020
Our July exhibition World Street in the Book Gallery space is a selection of Erkki Salomaa's photography from the past two decades The black and white photographs are taken in urban environments around the world. In our tile and cellar galleries we will have an exhibition Timelessness, selection of unique bromoil prints by Markku Joutsen.
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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.

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