Memorial Waterloo 1815: the Lion's Mound and its interactive museum

  • Discover the Lion's Mound, a historical monument commemorating the battle of Waterloo
  • The Lion's hamlet, Waterloo battlefield
  • The Lion's hamlet, Waterloo battlefield
  • The Lion's hamlet, Waterloo battlefield
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  • Classification officielle d'une attraction en Wallonie : 4 soleils
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  • Monument

The Lion's hamlet was part of the Waterloo battlefield where French and English troops fought on June 15, 1815.

This historical site is situated in the province of Brabant Wallon, a mere 20 km drive from Brussels. It can be found at the base of the Lion's Mound, the monument that marks the front line of the battle between French and English troops.


What to see:


On summer days, and Thursdays-Sundays from April-June and September-October:

  • A bivouac presenting the soldiers' daily lives
  • Cannon demonstrations
  • A fun little play presenting a soldiers' school
  • Horse carriage rides between the Lion's Mound and the Hougoumont Farm
  • An exhibition presenting women in that era and their role in war


More information


Minimum duration1:00
Maximum duration3:00



  • Credit cards accepted
  • Library or document centre
  • Visitor guide for groups


  • Shop
  • Non-smoking
  • Car parking
  • Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Common bathroom
  • Terrace


Audioguide/mobile app/tablet
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The information provided is an indication only. We advise you to inquire directly with the organisers of the event that interests you before you leave.