To celebrate the 250th anniversary of Napoleon’s birth*, the Waterloo Memorial 1815 is organising an event based on Napoleon’s and Wellington’s youth. This event will immerse visitors in the lives of civilians and soldiers at the end of the 18th century, with demonstrations of crafts such as leather tanning, basket weaving and embroidery as well as demonstrations of military manoeuvres.
* Napoleon I was born on 15 August 1769 in Ajaccio and died on 5 May 1821 on the island of St Helena.
Waterloo Memorial 1815
Route du Lion, 1815 B-1420
Tél. : +32 2 385 19 12
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Travelling to the Waterloo Memorial 1815
By car : R0 exit 25 and/or Chaussée de Nivelles. Free parking.
By bus : from Waterloo or Braine-l’Alleud railway station: line W / from Brussels city centre: line 365 followed by line W.
By train : Brussels-Charleroi line to Braine-l’Alleud station.
20 minutes from Brussels