• Museum or Interpretation Centre

(Re)discover this famous page of Walloon history, straight on the battlefield which witnessed the battle on June 18th, 1815. More than a museum, this is a multi-sensorial, immersive experience. Come with friends and family and learn more about this event, a turning point in the history of Europe.

The Memorial offer a fascinating interactive trail, its special effects offering a real journey through time. The experience includes a 4D movie. Everything will be revealed: the historical context, the unrolling of the events and the consequences of the battle...

Your visit

Visitors can explore the museum on their own, audio guide in hand, learning, as they go along of Europe in the 19th century, the troops, their uniforms, their weapons, what a bivouac looked like.

The narrative scenography included augmented reality animations and maps.

The 4D movie, designed by Gérard Corbiau, will place you at the very heart of the battle, the soldiers running all around you. Impressive to say the least.

The visit concludes on the victory of the British troops and the defeat of the French one. The museum also highlights the consequences of the battle and how it would help build a modern Europe.

The Memorial museum is part of the 1815 Memorial. .

Visitors with specific needs

Please click here to see the list of facilities and activities accessible to visitors with reduced mobility. Wallonia has developed the Access-i program to give travellers a clear understanding of what the infrastructures offer.

Please note, on this site:

  • If you have a wheelchair: lift
  • If you have difficulties walking: the whole site - except for the Lion's mound - is accessible
  • If you are blind or visually impaired: special guided tours can be arranged - please contact the site in advance. Audio guides also are available.
  • If you are deaf or hard of hearing: Leafets retracing the content of the audio guide are available from reception.
 

MÉMORIAL 1815

1 gift
- 2 € on the Memorial Trail ticket for adults
Validity date: from 01-01-2020 au 31-12-2020
  • Offer valid throughout 2020 (except when the site is hosting special events)
  • Valid for 4 persons max per voucher.
  • Cannot be combined with any other ongoing promotion or offer
  • This voucher must be printed and given to the ticket office on arrival

Pass 1815 Waterloo: 6 attractions and museums presenting Napoleon's last battle for 20€

This single ticket gives you access to the 6 attractions and museums presenting Napoleon's last battle. The best way to learn and experience a important chapter in history.

Closed on 30/11/2020
Route du Lion 1815,1420Braine-l'Alleud
Covid-19: in accordance with the latest Covid-19 restrictions, most museums, tourist attractions and information centres are now closed in Wallonia, and events cancelled. We do our best to keep our information up to date but it's always best to check with the site you wish to visit before heading there - by phone, email, social media or simply a look at their website - to see their latest opening hours and entry conditions. Some will prefer you to book your ticket in advance. Infos
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.

Langue d'accueil

German - English - French - Dutch

Services

Credit cards accepted

Equipement

Access for PRM (autodeclared) - Shop - Non-smoking - Parking - Common bathroom

Visites

Guide available/groups - German - EN - ES - FR - IT - NL - Audioguide/mobile app/tablet

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