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
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  • I was surprised all of the items they had in this museum and the details of Wellington's movements in the days before the battle. I thought there was a lot of information/interactions in the museum.....  more »
  • A nice visit, but I rather spend my time visiting the Memorial, even after they have renovated the museum, the museum does not add anything to the Waterloo experience. Only Uxbridge's leg. And the...  more »
  • Great lmprovement since my last visit . It seems to be the only place that does not suggest that Napoleon win the Battle of Waterloo !
  • A small but an extremely informative museum. Well worth the price of admission.
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