Through authentic souvenirs, weapons, engravings,… The rooms of the museum retrace the events of the period and perpetuate the memory of the nations and soldiers who took part in the confrontation.
Visitors’ books are available for children at the reception desk. Young and old alike, come and discover a key period in European history!
Groups (min 20 people)
* 1 free accompanying person for 20 paying guests.
Pass 1815 (Wellington Museum, The battle Field of Waterloo's Memorial 1815, Napoleon's Last Headquarters)
Chaussée de Bruxelles 147
The Wellington Museum is located in the centre of Waterloo opposite the church. Free locals parking are available.
Waterloo can be reached:
either via Nationale 5, the main road and a direct route, which cuts through Waterloo and continues on to Champ de Bataille (Battlefield) 5 km south;
or via the motorway, Ring O, which is the Brussels ringroad. Waterloo is approximately 15 km from Brussels.
Exit n°28, “Waterloo Nord”, will take you to the centre of Waterloo, where Wellington Museum is located.
From the south
From Charleroi, Wellington Museum can be reached:
either via Nationale 5, the main road;
or via the motorway towards Brussels.
Waterloo is approximately 40 km from Charleroi. Exit n°27, “Waterloo Centre”, will take you into the centre of Waterloo, where the Wellington Museum is located.
TEC operates the yellow and red bus lines to Waterloo (www.infotec.be) . Wellington Museum is served by two bus routes:
W bus route: Brussels (Midi station/avenue Fonsny) –> Braine-l’Alleud (station)
365 bus route: Brussels (Midi station/avenue Fonsny) –> Charleroi
Both routes stop outside the Museum (“Waterloo Eglise” bus stop)
For more information, visit the waterloo-tourisme
Waterloo is on the 124 train line: Brussels – Nivelles – Charleroi: Brussels – Nivelles – Charleroi. (Brussels – Waterloo – Braine-l’Alleud – Nivelles – Charleroi).
Waterloo station is the closest station to the Wellington Museum.
For information and timetables, please visit the SNCB website.
Extend your discovery
By purchasing Pass 1815, extend your visit around the Battle of Waterloo in three other locations :