Waterloo Battlefield is one of the best preserved battlefields in the world. Since 1914, the site is protected and has therefore changed little since the fighting of 1815. All new construction is prohibited and, with the exception of the excavation of land due to the erection of the Lion’s Mound, the topography of the site is identical.
In addition to these peculiarities, there is another one: the emblematic buildings of the time still exist, even if most of them have been restored. The new exhibition at the Museum of Waterloo – conceived and mounted by its curator, René Laurent – covers the evolution of the seven sites.
1. The Wellington headquarters
2. The farm of Mont-Saint-Jean
3. The Haie-Sainte Farm
4. The castle-farm of Hougoumont
5. The farm of Papelotte
6. The farm of the Belle Alliance
7. The farm Caillou
Waterloo Museum (1st floor of Waterloo Tourisme),
Chaussée de Bruxelles, 218,
1410 Waterloo, Belgium.
Open from 10 am to 4 pm.
Admission free of charge
Masks and reservation compulsory.
02 352 09 10