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4 soleilsLion's Hamlet & Visitors' Centre and Waterloo battlefield

Lion's Hamlet & Visitors' Centre and Waterloo battlefield
© OPT - J.P. Remy
  • Address:

    Route du Lion 252-254
    1420 BRAINE-L'ALLEUDBelgium

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  • Opening Dates
    • from Thursday 1 January 2015 to Tuesday 31 March 2015
      • Daily : 10:00-17:00
    • from Wednesday 1 April 2015 to Wednesday 30 September 2015
      • Daily : 09:30-18:30
    • from Thursday 1 October 2015 to Thursday 31 March 2016
      • Daily : 10:00-17:00

Lion's Hamlet & Visitors' Centre and Waterloo battlefield
© OPT - J.P. Remy
Lion's Hamlet & Visitors' Centre and Waterloo battlefield
© M.Fasol
Lion's Hamlet & Visitors' Centre and Waterloo battlefield
© OPT - Alex Kouprianoff
Discount voucher
-€2 off the price of the "Lion Hamlet" adult pass: €7 instead of €9 and off the adult price of the new visit: €13 instead of €15

The Lion's Hamlet is located at the heart of the Waterloo battlefield where, on 18 June 1815, French and British troops clashed.

This historical site is less than 20km from Brussels, in the province of Walloon Brabant. It lies at the bottom of the lion's mound, the major monument commemorating the battle of Waterloo.


  • The visitor's centre, starting point for your discovery where you can watch 2 historic films.
  • The Lion's Mound which offers you a panoramic view of the battlefield.
  • The Panorama.

The Lion's Hamlet and its attractions you let you relive the final battle of Waterloo.

Useful information

The schedules can be adapted in the evenings.

3 restaurants welcome you: the Bivouac de l'Empereur, the Cambronne and the Wellington Café. They offer traditional meals in a warm setting with terraces.

Several specialised boutiques offer a large choice of articles on Waterloo and Napoleon.

By car: Ring east exit 25 (Lion's Mound - Butte du Lion).

By bus: From the centre of Brussels, bus 365.

Vast parking space on site, with spaces reserved for people with reduced mobility.

PARKING FOR COACHES Car park RESTAURANT Library or documentation centre Shop ACCESSIBLE BY TRAIN


  • tel. : +32 (0) 2 385 19 12
  • fax : +32 (0) 2 385 00 52
  • website :
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PLUSTourist information on the town BRAINE-L'ALLEUD