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The museum of war and reconstruction

Museum tells about the old times in Kuolajärvi - Salla region.

The municipality of Salla was called Kuolajärvi 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 Kuolajärvi 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.

Traditional Tavern beside the museum tells about history of travelling. There is also an outdoor exhibition area. Along the gravel path you can take a walk through the times.

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Museum contact details

The museum of war and reconstruction
Savukoskentie 12, 98900 Salla

040 647 7262

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Admission fees

Admission with Museum Card
Admission with Museum Card

5/3/0 €

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Opening hours

Mon Closed
Tue 10:00-17:00
Wed 10:00-17:00
Thu 10:00-17:00
Fri 10:00-17:00
Sat 10:00-17:00
Sun Closed

Oct-June Tue-Sat 10-17, July-Sept Tue-Sun 10-17

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