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Waterloo

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Description

On June 15th 1815, the Duke of Wellington decided to establish his field hospital at the farm of Mont-Saint-Jean. During and after the battle of Waterloo, near 6000 soldiers were treated there.

This former, hardly ever sanitized hospital is now a museum. Discover the work of surgeons in times of war, the surgical instruments used, the weapons, uniforms, ammunition … with an impressive recontextualisation of the facts.

Stories and illustrations of the work of the Scottish surgeon Charles Bell, present at the site in June 1815, are also on show.

The broader history of the farm is also presented. More than eight centuries old, it was occupied by the Order of Malta, turned into a farm and housed a brewery. Take the opportunity to enjoy the Waterloo beer, brewed on site.

Visit language : English, French, Dutch

Opening

Visit of the museum and the permanent exhibition “the Hospital of the English”:

Monday: 2:30 pm to 6 pm.

From Tuesday to Sunday: 10:30 am to 6 pm.

Guided tours of the micro-brewery: only by appointment

Prices

Visit of the museum:

Adult: €7.5

Senior, students, children, PRM and groups (> 10 people): €5

Visit of the micro-brewery:

€10/adult if < 10 people

€8,5/adult if > 10 people

Expert visit of the brewery followed by a tasting: 3 beers – 3 cheeses (visit of 1h30 – min 7 people): €20

Combined price (visit to the brewery and the Museum): €14 / person

Pass 1815: Access the 7 attractions of the Battlefield of Waterloo at a very attractive price: Waterloo 1815 Memorial, Wellington Museum, Napoleon’s Last HQ and Mont-Saint-Jean Farm.

Adult: €22 / Student, senior: €21 / Group: €18 / Child (10-17 years): €13 / Child <10 years: free (excluding entertainment).

Equipments and Services on site

  • Accessible People with limited mobility
  • Shop
  • Parking
  • Coach park
  • Toilets

Location

Chaussée de Charleroi, 591
1410 Waterloo

Tel. +3223850103

info@fermedemontsaintjean.be

fermedemontsaintjean.be