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  • grenadier soldat de napoleon près d'un bivouac au memorial de la bataille de waterloo

Our outdoor activities are adapted in accordance with government health measures:

Groups of maximum 10 people.
Keep a distance of 1.5 metres between people.
Children up to the age of 12 are not included.

Our historical re-enactment animations take place from April to the end of October, on Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays, and on public holidays. Every day during school vacations and in July and August.

THE LIFE OF THE BIVOUACS

  • Exchange with a fusilier or a grenadier of the line

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  • Presentation of the handling of weapons

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  • Discovery of the soldiers’ daily life

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  • Animation at the foot of the Lion’s Mound

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THE CANNON SHOT

  • The most impressive animation
  • Reproduction of a Gribeauval cannon

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  • Presentation of the different loading stages

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  • Blank firing

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  • The cannon: at the heart of the strategy of the Napoleonic wars

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IMMERSIVE VISIT OF THE MUSEUM

  • Guided tour of the Battle Museum by a soldier in uniform

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  • The little and big story of the battle told by a combatant

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  • Waterloo: the beginnings of the construction of Europe

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THE GUIDES TELL THE STORY OF THE BATTLE

Guided tours in FR, NL and EN

  • Tours led by an association with 35 years of experience

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  • Presentation of the history of the battlefield of Waterloo

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  • Anecdotes about the legendary battle

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  • Visit to the Panorama and the Lion’s Mound

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CARRIAGE RIDE TO HOUGOUMONT

  • Shuttle by horse-drawn carriage

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  • Rotation between the Butte du Lion and the farm of Hougoumont

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  • Ardennes half-track horses

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  • On the legendary "chemin creux" told by V. Hugo in Les Misérables

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VISIT TO THE EDUCATIONAL FARM

Weekends and public holidays

VISIT TO THE EDUCATIONAL FARM

  • Réintroduction des animaux à Hougoumont 20 ans après la dernière exploitation agricole.

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  • Atelier découverte de la vie animale en 1815

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  • Présentation des animaux de la ferme

CAVALRY ANIMATION – DUEL AT THE TOP

  • Show every Sunday in June, July and August
  • Two riders challenge each other to a duel at the foot of the Lion’s Mound

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  • Rider in period uniform

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  • Technical feats

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