Admission with Museum Card

Salla - From Kuolajrvi through years of war to reconstruction time

Museum's permanent exhibition tells about the history of Salla.


The municipality of Salla was called Kuolajrvi until 1936. The exhibition is like a journey in time from the 1900s to the 1960s. The exhibition is divided into three parts.

The first part tells about the life in Kuolajrvi and the main ways of living in the beginning of 20th century. The second part concentrates in the dreadful times of war in years 1939-1945 when people had to leave their homes for good. Those years were very hard with the acts of war end evacuation. The last part of the museum tells about the enormous time of reconstruction, when the whole region of Salla was to be built up again. In the reconstruction part of the exhibition you can sit down for a while to enjoy a short film about history of Salla.

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Museum contact details

The museum of war and reconstruction
Savukoskentie 12, 98900 Salla

040 579 0762

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The museum of war and reconstruction, Savukoskentie 12, 98900 Salla


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Admission with Museum Card
Admission with Museum Card


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