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The Wellington Museum, Waterloo

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The Wellington Museum in Waterloo, Belgium is located in the house where the Duke of Wellington, spent the night before and after the Battle of Waterloo (18 June 1815).The museum contains information about the Duke of Wellington, the Waterloo Campaign, the main phases of the Battle of Waterloo a Gallery and contemporary military artefacts from the armies that fought in the battle. File:Plate E from 'An Historical Account of the Campaign in the Netherlands' by William Mudford (1817).jpg|Headquarters of the Duke of Wellington, by C. C. Hamilton (1817) Belgium-6677 - Wellington's Bedroom (13967968430).jpg|Wellington's Bedroom, where he slept the night before the battle, and wrote his Waterloo dispatch to Lord Bathurst, British Secretary of War, early in the morning after the battle. Belgium-6675 - Death Bed (13967929447).jpg|The bed in which the mortally wounded Sir Alexander Gordon died in the evening after the battle. Belgium-6681 - Scots Greys (14131448666).jpg|Scotland Forever! by Lady Butler (the original is in Leeds Art Gallery File:Belgium-6702 - French Room (14151876572).jpg|The French room Belgium-6686 - Displays (13968001290 For The Wellington Museum and beyond, use our Waterloo trip itinerary planner to get the most from your Waterloo vacation.
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  • Small museum in the heart of town. It's an important place in history because of Wellington's time there. Those who appreciate history, or enthusiasts of the Battle of Waterloo will most certainly... 
    Small museum in the heart of town. It's an important place in history because of Wellington's time there. Those who appreciate history, or enthusiasts of the Battle of Waterloo will most certainly...  more »
  • If you are doing the sites of the Waterloo battlefield, this is the place to start. Firstly, it is located right in the centre of Waterloo so geographically it is the logical place to start. But... 
    If you are doing the sites of the Waterloo battlefield, this is the place to start. Firstly, it is located right in the centre of Waterloo so geographically it is the logical place to start. But...  more »
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  • Situated in the center of Waterloo and part of the museum pass 1815, it's the museum where a refurbishment could help making it more interactive. The temporary exhibition although makes it worthwhile the visit. Never new the playmobil collection also covered Napoleonistic figurines...
  • Another interesting visit. There were very interesting original pieces! The voice guide was very informative. There was a Playmobil exposition when we were there. All children going crazy to see the impressive spectacle :-) and of course some parents. The history of the building was also interesting te hear. On the other side of the road, behind the church, there is a parking.

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