THE CAMP

Every day in summer.
Thursdays to Sundays from April to June and in September / October.

  • All day

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  • Conversations with a rifleman or a line grenadier

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  • Demonstration of the handling of firearms

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  • Discover the soldiers’ daily lives

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  • Put on soldiers’ jackets and try out replica guns

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  • Activity at the foot of the Lion’s Mound

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THE CANNON DEMONSTRATION

Every day in summer.
Thursdays to Sundays from April to June and in September / October.

  • Duration: 20 mins – Times: 10:30 – 12:30 – 14:30 – 16:30 – 18:00

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  • Replica of a Gribeauval cannon

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  • Step-by-step demonstration of how to load it

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  • Firing blanks

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  • Artillery demonstration

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  • The cannon: crucial to the strategy of the Napoleonic wars

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Gribeauval cannons: Napoleon’s weapons of choice in battle. Including more than 100,000 soldiers at its peak, the artillery of the Grande Armée was often one of the key factors in Napoleon’s victories.

THE MILITARY SCHOOL

Every day in summer.
Thursdays to Sundays from April to June and in September / October.

  • Duration: 20 mins – Times: 11:00 – 12:00 – 14:00 – 15:00 – 16:00 – 17:00

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  • Dialogue between a grenadier corporal and a young conscript

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  • Funny sketch

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  • Relationship between a professional soldier and a young peasant

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  • A soldier’s basic knowledge

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  • Interaction with the audience

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THE LAST CHARGE

Every day in summer.
Thursdays to Sundays from April to June and in September / October.

  • Duration: 30 mins – Times: 11:30 (Dutch) – 13:30 (French) – 15:30 (Dutch) – 17:30 (French)

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  • Story of a warrant officer in the 9th French Cuirassiers

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  • “The Last Charge” from the perspective of a Dutch-Belgian soldier

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  • The historic charge led by Marshal Ney

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  • Immersive entertainment to relive a historic event

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CAVALRY DEMONSTRTATIONS

On Saturday and Sunday in July-August

  • Duration: 20 mins – Times: 11:00 – 13:00 – 15:30 – 17:00 – 18:00

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  • Cavalryman in period uniform

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  • Technical prowess

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  • Demonstration of agility and elegance

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THE HORSE-DRAWN CARRIAGES

Every day in summer.
Thursdays to Sundays from April to June and in September / October.

  • All day

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  • Ride in a horse-drawn carriage

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  • Circuit between the Lion’s Mound and Hougoumont Farm

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  • Draft Ardennes crossbred horses

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  • On the legendary sunken lane described by Victor Hugo in Les Misérables

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  • Up to 30 seats in each carriage

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THE GUIDED TOURS

Every day in summer.
Thursdays to Sundays from April to June and in September / October.

  • Duration: 1 hour – Times: 10:30 – 11:30 (NL) | 14:00 – 15:00 (FR) | 16:00-17:00 (EN)

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  • Guided tours led by an association with 35 years’ experience

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  • Presentation of the history of the Waterloo battlefield

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  • Anecdotes about the legendary battle

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  • Putting the Battle of Waterloo into context

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  • In French, English or Dutch (see times above)

A PIONEERING MULTIMEDIA EXPERIENCE

Every day, all year round.

  • Duration: 20 mins - All day

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  • Multimedia show inside Hougoumont Farm

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  • Experience that combines a respect for memory with innovation

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  • Mechanical screen equipment animated with bas-reliefs and 3D animations

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  • Video projection mapping to plunge spectators into the reality of the battle

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A 3D FILM

Every day, all year round.

  • Duration: 20 mins - All day

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  • Inside the Memorial Museum

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  • Immersive panoramic screen

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  • 180° production

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  • 3D glasses

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  • Highly realistic audiovisual experience

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