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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Petra Giacomelli and Taru Rantala

Read and Unread, book art and In the Embrace of Nature, photography

Opening October 5th from 5-7 PM, Until October 23rd
Gallery Laterna Magica's autumn continues with two exhibitions. There will be an opening reception on Tuesday October 5th from 5-7 PM. Warm Welcome. Petra Giacomelli's collages and book art fill the Book Gallery Space with the exhibition Luetut ja lukemattomat -Read and Unread. In our Tile and Cellar Galleries Taru Rantala's Luonnon sylissä - In the Embrace of Nature, photography.
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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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