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.
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Opening hours: Mon-Fri 10-15, Sat 10-15, Sun closed
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Exhibition

Peter Strebel and Sam Jamsen

Two photography exhibitions in our galleries until July 16th

Opening Tue June 28th 5-7 PM
After midsummer we open with two exhibitions. Exhibitions open with a reception on Tuesday June 28th from 5-7 PM and can be viewed in our galleries until July 16th 2022. In our Tile and Cellar Galleries eter Strebel: First snow in October, photography and in our Book Gallery

Laterna is closed June 20-26

Midsummer break

Gallery Laterna Magica will be closed for a little summer break on midsummer week June 20-26. After midsummer we open with two exhibitions. Exhibitions open with a reception on Tuesday June 28th from 5-7 PM and can be viewed in our galleries until July 16th 2022.
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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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