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The Wellington Museum in WaterlooBefore the battle this house used to be an inn. The Duke of Wellington installed his headquarters in this building a few days before the battle took place. It has later been turned into a museum where visitors can see personal memories of Wellington and other heroes of the battle, uniforms, weapons and detailed maps of the battlefield. In a newly constructed side room, the evolution of the battle can be followed through illuminated maps.

Location: Chaussée de Bruxelles 147, 1410 Waterloo.


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The church and village of Waterloo in 1815. This drawing shows French canon being removed on 24 July 1815. Wellington's headquarters were in the inn on the left side of the drawing. It is now the Wellington Museum.


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