Napoleon’s Last Headquarters is the only Napoleonic museum
Belgium. It was at this former farmhouse that Napoleon devised his
strategy and drew up his battle plans.
Located 4 km from the Mound
of the Lion, the museum’s authentic period interior is home to a host of
items of which the majority come from the French army
, and they
include the Emperor’s camp bed.
In the new layout
the Last Headquarters, visitors will be better able to soak up this
historic location and gain a better understanding of history, while having
fun. The focus is on the events of the night of 17 to 18 June and many
stories from civil and military life.Follow Napoleon, his
officers, the aides-de-camp and the surgeons during the hours preceding
the Battle! Audio guides
tracing the course of the Battle will
accompany you from room to room, following the fate of various
To guarantee access for all, the museum has developed different
for adults and children. Particular attention is also
paid to those with mobility problems, the partially sighted and the hard
Every year, a magnificent orchard serves as a bivouac
for several hundred soldiers.
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to see inside the museum.