Visit : museum /discovery

WELLINGTON MUSEUM

WELLINGTON MUSEUM
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Address:

Chaussée de Bruxelles 147
1410 WATERLOO
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Tel.:+32 (0) 2 357 28 60

Fax:+32 (0) 2 354 28 31

Waterloo has always been a strategic place because of its location: at the edge of the Soignes Forest, at the gates of Brussels. In the centre of the village you can find the Wellington Museum, a former 18th century coaching inn (listed building) which served as Headquarter for the Duke of Wellington, commander of the allied forces on 17 and 18 June 1815. In an educational way, by means of etches, weapons, documents and illuminated plans, the museum retraces the European political context before and after the battle. You can also follow the different stages of the battle, and in the multimedia room you will learn how the name Waterloo has spread across the world. A multilingual tape guide is available for individuals: the 40 minutes commentary explains the battle in a clear way.

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Opening periods:
  • from Wednesday 1 October 2008 to Tuesday 31 March 2009
    • DAILY : 10:00-17:00
Visit type: MUSEUM /DISCOVERY

Comment:

Guided tours for the whole site on request (min. 10 days in advance).
Closed on 1/1, 25/12.
Duration of the visit: 45 to 60 min.
Audio-guides (included in the entry fee to the museum) in FR, NL, EN, D, IT, ES, JA, ZH (Mandarin Chinese) -not included in the group rate.

Train: Waterloo / Bus: W, 365.

Extra information:

INDICE PASSE-PARTOUT: 002034

Children under 6 years of age: free of charge.

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