Waterloo Battlefield - Waterloo 1815 Memorial

  • recognised tourist attraction
  • Car park
  • Coach park
    20 parking spots
  • Maestro
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Discover this legendary Battle of Waterloo memorial site, attracting several hundreds of thousands of visitors every year come from the four corners of the world.

The Lion's Mound boasts unique views over the battlefield after a memorable ascension.

Don't miss the Panorama: an immense fresco measuring 110 metres in circumference and 12 metres in height painted in 1912, offering a full immersion into the battle together with an impressive sound system.

Buried at the foot of the Lion's Mound, the Memorial 1815 invites you to relive one of the most turbulent events in modern History as though you were there.

Guided by a soldier from your favourite army, you will discover the sequence of events that led inexorably to the battle, then dive into a multi-sensorial experience of the battle itself, unique in Europe and packed with special effects! The Memorial comprises a 1815-square metre narrative itinerary, plunging visitors into the battle experience.

The last remaining witness to the battle of June 18, 1815, Hougoumont Farm now harbours an exceptional battle museum, featuring 4 exhibition rooms and an astonishing multimedia show.

NEW: every day in July and August, and from Thursday to Sunday from April to October: a French solider welcomes you to the camp and teaches you how to handle the weapons, a corporal grenadier enrols you in the military training school and artillerymen fire the cannons... Boom!
  • By car: RO, exit 25 • By train: Brussels-Charleroi service, Braine-l'Alleud station

    By bus: from Brussels city centre, bus n° 365 (Brussels-Charleroi route)
    from Braine-l'Alleud Station, Bus W