The Cultural Team of the Waterloo Memorial reintroduces domestic animals to the Hougoumont farm nearly 20 years after the last agricultural exploitation was closed.

This new activity contributes to the enhancement of the Hougoumont farm, a key witness to the battle of June 18, 1815.

The health and well-being of the animals is a priority for us.

IMPORTANT : Please be there1/4h before the animation not to miss the beginning.

  • Duration : 1h00 env. - Times: 10:30am - 1pm - 2:30pm - 4pm
  • Discovery workshop on animal life in 1815


  • Presentation and feeding of farm animals
  • Grooming of horses
  • Demonstration of the principles of communication with horses

If you would like to come and visit the Hougoumont Farm, we thank you to reserve your visit (date and time of visit) via one of the forms below.  Visits without reservations are not guaranteed and will be accepted depending on the number of visitors to the site.

Currently, and for health reasons related to the COVID-19 crisis, visitors are accepted within the limit of 40 people per hour at the farm.

Once your schedule has been determined, you may come at any time within the defined period.

For health reasons and in order to protect the health of our visitors and employees, all visitors over the age of 12 must wear a mask during their visit. Disposable masks are available for sale (at cost price) if you do not have one.

You can also book your visit by telephone on 02 385 19 12.