Moomin Shops around the world

Let’s take a trip around the world to visit all the official Moomin Shops, with some Moominous tips you might not know about!

In this article, you’ll find dedicated Moomin Shops and shop-in-shops in
📍 Finland, Sweden and Norway 📍 Poland📍 The United Kingdom 📍 Japan 📍 Hong Kong 📍 United States 📍 Online.

1. Moomin Shops in Finland

Let’s start with the land of the creator of the Moomins, Tove Jansson’s home country, Finland. The original Moomin Shop was opened in 1999 in Kämp Galleria in a cosy space of only 11 square metres. This shop no longer exists, but over the years, new locations and grander spaces have opened in Helsinki and Turku. 

Moomin Shop Esplanadi (the NEW Moomin flagship store)

📍 Where? Pohjoisesplanadi 2, 00100 Helsinki, Finland

☝ Did you know? This shop was opened in November 2023! The new Moomin flagship store, holding the world’s largest assortment of Moomin products, will be the location for all things Moomin, from Moomin story inspired window displays to special offers and events.

🌟 A secret tip! The store was designed based on Moominsummer Madness (1954) from the midsummer flowers to elements of the floating theatre and concept windows that transport you to major scenes from the book.

moomin shop espa

Moomin Shop Lasipalatsi 

📍 Where? Mannerheimintie 22-24, 00100 Helsinki, Finland

☝ Did you know? This previous flagship store’s design and colour scheme were inspired by the beautiful illustrations and stories of the first Moomin book, The Moomins and the Great Flood.

🌟 A secret tip! As you enter the store and dive into the world of The Moomins and the Great Flood, pay attention to the details around the store – there are plenty of references to the book! How well do you know first ever Moomin story?

Moomin Shop Lasipalatsi
Moomin shop lasipalatsi
Moomin Shop Lasipalatsi (Images by Esa Kapila)

 

Moomin Shop Hansa

📍 Where? Kauppakeskus Hansa, 1st floor, Antintalo, Eerikinkatu 15, 20100 Turku

☝ Did you know? This shop was opened in 2019. What do you think about the quirky interiors?

2. Moomin Shops in Helsinki Airport

Let’s board a plane and visit some Moomin Shops outside Finland… But first – there are two Moomin Shops in Helsinki Airport: one in the Schengen area and another in the non-Schengen area (both in Terminal 2, the only terminal for international flights). If you visited Finland but missed the Moomin Shops in the city, this is your chance for some last-minute Moominous gifts!

Moomin Shop Helsinki Airport – Schengen

📍 Where? Helsinki Airport, Terminal 2, Schengen area, near gates 20-21. On arrival, this is on the way to baggage claim (coming from Schengen country), and on departure, this is after the security check on the way to any flight (before passport control for non-Schengen countries).

☝ Did you know? This shop is brand new – it was opened in September 2023!

🌟 A secret tip! You’ll be greeted by Hattifatteners, which makes for a great photo opportunity! Pay attention to the rest of the shop design – can you guess which original novel it’s based on?

Moomin Shop airport

Moomin Shop airport

Moomin Shop Helsinki Airport – Non-Schengen Square

📍 Where? Terminal 2, Aukio, non-Schengen area, near Gate 40. On arrival, this is on the way to passport control (coming from a non-Schengen country), and on departure, this is after passport control for non-Schengen countries.

Moomin Shop Airport2

🌟 A secret tip! If your flight is taking off from the non-Schengen area, make sure to also visit the world’s first Moomin branded airport café! At Moomin Coffee, located right next to Gate 40, you can relax in magical surroundings and enjoy treats inspired by Moominvalley. Taking a Moominous moment for yourself is a great way to make an often stressful time at the airport a little bit lovelier.

3. Other Moomin Shops in the Nordics

There are official Moomin Shops and brand new Moomin Arabia stores also in the neighbouring countries, Norway and Sweden. 

Moomin Arabia Store Westfield Mall of Scandinavia

📍 Where? Stjärntorget 13 C, 169 79 Solna, Stockholm, Sweden

☝ Did you know? 2024 marks the launch of a brand new store concept starting in the Nordics – Moomin Arabia’s very own stores!

🌟 A secret tip! The first ever Moomin Arabia Store can be found on floor 0 of the mall. You’ll recognise these stores from their mint green design!

Moomin Arabia store

 

 

Moomin Shop Bergen

📍 Where? Bryggen 13, 5006 Bergen, Norway

☝ Did you know? This shop was opened in 2022.

🌟 A secret tip! An official Moomin online shop was opened in Norway in 2023!

Funny’s Äventyr Moomin Shop-in-Shop

📍 Where? Shopping center Mobilia Per Albin Hanssons väg 36D, 214 32 Malmö, Sweden

☝ Did you know? The children’s cultural centre Funny’s Äventyr is free to enter! You’ll find the Moomin Shop inside the Funny Store.

Moomin Shop Funny Aventyr

Junibacken Moomin Shop-in-Shop

📍 Where? Junibacken, Galärvarvsvägen 8, 11521, Stockholm

☝ Did you know? Junibacken, the children’s cultural centre, is also home to Sweden’s largest outdoor Moomin playground!

Moomin Shop Junibacken
Junibacken Moomin playground

 

4. Moomin Shop in Krakow, Poland

From the Nordics to central Europe! Moomin fandom isn’t actually new in Poland – there was a Polish TV production of the Moomins, called Opowiadania Muminków, in the late ’70s!

Moomin Shop Krakow

📍 Where? First floor, Podgórska 34, 31-536 Kraków, Poland

☝ Did you know? This Moomin pop-up inside a shopping centre was opened in October 2023! 

🌟 A secret tip! Keep an eye out for another local Moomin online store… 

Moomin Shop Poland

 

5. Moomin Shops in London, England

Let’s travel across the water to England, where the Moomins were popular already in the ’50s.

 

Moomin Shop Camden

📍 Where? Camden Stables Market (Stall 20), Chalk Farm Road, London, NW1 8AH

🌟 A secret tip! In addition to Covent Garden, this is another perfect location for combining your love for the Moomins with some tourist activity, if you’re visiting London.

 

Moomin Shop Covent Garden

📍 Where? 43 Covent Garden Market Building, Covent Garden, WC2E 8RF, London, United Kingdom

☝ Did you know? Opened in 2011, this is the first Moomin Shop in the UK. You can find it on the second floor inside the beautiful Covent Garden Market (not accessible by wheelchair).

🌟 A secret tip! Climbing up the tower-like stairs to this shop can easily transport you to the world of Moominhouse, setting you up for some Moominous shopping!

Moomin Shop Covent Garden

 

6. Moomin Shops in Japan

The love for the Moomins has long reached far outside Europe, with a big fan base and several official shops in Japan.

Moomin Shop Ginza

📍 Where? 3-1 Ginzanishi, Chuo-ku, Tokyo, 104-0061

☝ Did you know? This shop was opened in December 2022, in the famous shopping district of Ginza.

🌟 A secret tip! With a thousand different Moomin products, this shop even has a selection of imported Nordic brands and some exclusive Moomin goodies only available here!

Moomin Shop GinzaMoomin Shop Ginza items

 

Moomin Shop CASUAL EDITION Ueno

📍 Where? Atre Ueno WEST B1, 7-1-1 Ueno, Taito-ku, Tokyo

☝ Did you know? Each Casual Edition store is themed based on a Moomin comic and offers exclusive limited edition items.

🌟 A secret tip! The theme of the shop is based on the comic Moominvalley Turns Jungle from 1956. You’ll find lots of fun products featuring the Moomins and animals of the jungle!

Moomin Shop Osaka

📍 Where? LUCUA Osaka, Floor 8, 3-1-3 Umeda, Kita-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka, 530-8217 

☝ Did you know? This shop opened in September 2023!

Moomin Shop Osaka

Moomin Shop Yokohama

📍 Where? Sotetsu Joinus, 1-5-1 Minamisaiwai, Nishi-ku, Yokohama City, Kanagawa

☝ Did you know? Another marvelous shop opened at the end of 2023, you’ll find the commercial facility JOINUS and this new Moomin Shop directly connected to the Yokohama Station.

🌟 A secret tip! Take a picture with Moomintroll and a fun gallery of all the characters!

yokohama shop front

 

Moomin Shop CASUAL EDITION Yokohama

📍 Where? 2-16-B1 Takashima, Nishi-ku, Yokohama-shi, Kanagawa

🌟 A secret tip! The theme of the shop is based on the comic Moomin and the Sea from 1957. There is a photo spot, perfect for taking pictures with Moominpappa on the boat!

Moomin Shop CASUAL EDITION Sapporo Stellar Place

📍 Where? Sapporo Stella Place 5F, 2 Kita-5-jonishi, Chuo-ku, Sapporo City, Hokkaido

☝ Did you know? This new, casual drop-in Moomin Shop was opened inside Sapporo Stellar Place in April 2023.

🌟 A secret tip! The theme of the shop is based on the first Moomin comic, Mumintrollet och jordens undergång, from 1954. Can you see the snippets of Tove Jansson’s original Moomin comic strips in the shop?

Moomin Shop Sapporo

 

7. Moomin Shop in Hong Kong

You can find another piece of Moomin fan heaven in Hong Kong.

Moomin Shop Hong Kong MOKO

📍 Where? 353-365, Level 3, MOKO, Mongkok, Hong Kong

☝ Did you know? This shop is brand new – it opened in October 2023!

Hong Kong Moko shop

Hong Kong Moko shop

 

8. Moomin Shop in Hawaii, United States

Last but not least, our journey ends on the island of Hawaii, in the United States.

 

Moomin Shop Hawaii

📍 Where? 1450 Ala Moana Blvd. Shop # 3560, Honolulu, HI 96814,, United States

🌟 A secret tip! You might find Moominous items that come in handy enjoying Honolulu – why not get yourself a Moomin beach towel?

Moomin products also widely available in Barnes & Noble stores!

Barnes & Noble stores have made Tove Jansson’s literature widely accessible to American audiences, with a selection of Moomin books, mugs, stationery, and more, selling in over 20 retail locations and online.

9. More Moominous shopping

 

Shopping in other Moomin locations

There are other fun locations that also give you the opportunity to take home some Moominous items, from Moominworld and Moomin Museum in Finland to Moominvalley Park in Hanno City, Japan. Moominvalley Park even has a shop dedicated to Little My!

If you’re looking for more information on Moomin theme parks, cafes or pop-ups, have a look at all the worldwide Moomin locations here.

Tallink Mystar Ferry Moomin Shop-in-Shop

📍 Where? Inside Superstore of Tallink Mystar Ferry traveling between Helsinki and Tallinn

☝ Did you know? This shop opened in 2023 – a brand new Moomin section for a brand new ferry!

🌟 A secret tip! This isn’t it for Tallink Silja ferries… Those travelling between Helsinki and Stockholm can book a Moomin themed family cabin!

So if you love the Moomins, you have plenty of opportunities around the world to explore and shop hundreds of Moominous products in person (or online). Find your nearest shop and embrace the Moomin fan within you! Or, do you have a new place in mind for the next Moomin Shop?