Indoor exhibitions

THE SALPA LINE 1940–1944
A multimedia package browsable at the ‘Lock of the Borderline – Salpa Line in Miehikkälä from 1940 to 1944’ exhibition, focusing on 1940–1941, the main construction period of the line of defence. The multimedia includes a number of photos from the period as well as archive material, and interesting memories from those involved in the fortification project. 
A 15-minute short film familiarising the viewer with the reasons for constructing the Salpa Line, its construction stages and significance. The film consists of archive material from the Finnish Film Archives, the Finnish Defence Forces and the Finnish Broadcasting Company. It also includes interview material and an animation illustrating the structure of the Salpa Line.
Photo: Mika Honkalinna