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Address: Chaussee de Bruxelles, Waterloo, Belgium
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A Good Scene Setter

This place is a great start point from which to get into Waterloo mode, especially if you don't know much about the battle. Some great maps show the disposition of forces... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 29, 2015
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015 NEW

We pulled up behind the Wellington Museum and had to walk through a shopping center to get there in the rain. There were flags flying out front. Inside it was mobbed. What a disappointment! The gift shop was more interesting than the museum. The museum consisted of one room with a mannequin in costume and guns on the walls. You... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

This place is a great start point from which to get into Waterloo mode, especially if you don't know much about the battle. Some great maps show the disposition of forces - useful if you then want to tour the ground and see for yourself what happened where. Various rooms are dedicated to English, Dutch, French and Prussian forces. Nice... More 

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Hants
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

Compared to all the other museums, this feels very dry and dated. Lots of prints on the walls, a fairly dull audio guide, and not much that will be of interest to the younger visitor. On the other hand, it's interesting to see where Wellington wrote his famous dispatch, and it's included in the price of the battle ticket.

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

As a military history buff I was very impressed with the layout of the museum and its contents. The audio guide was also very useful. The staff very welcoming.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Well worth a visit especially as part of the unified ticket. Historically very useful. The exhibits and detail is fascinating.

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Waterloo, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Living in Waterloo for many years and very close to this Museum, I finally paid it a visit. It was the ONLY historical place in Waterloo I haven't seen before. I spend about 1 1/4 hours using the audio guide. It was a very interesting visit, both visual and audio. There are at least 6 different languages available. You must... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

A very informative museum regarding the Battle of Waterloo and all involved. The museum is well located within Waterloo, across from the information centre. The building itself is cramped and hot in places, but what do you expect when it's a 200+ year old building. The museum houses many historical artefacts and artworks, I found it was better to read... More 

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Durham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

I enjoyed my visit to this museum in the centre of Waterloo , There are many relics of the battle , Wellington's bedchamber which he gave up to his dying friend Gordon. Nearby is the study where Wellington wrote his victory despatch. There is a good bookshop on the site.

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Waterloo, Belgium
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

Being a long term resident in Waterloo I have taken our house guests to this museum many times over the years. Thought I would checkout whether they had done something special for the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo -short answer -nothing -still the same slightly old fashioned presentation. You get an acceptable feel for the battle & there... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

the digital guide is great, make the took very interesting, even for kids. the story of the battle, the hourly-scenario and the doctor tools are very interesting

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