The introduction of a fee-paying entrance of course implies some refurbishment and renovation works. These will start on Tuesday October 13, 2015 and will run till March 2016. During that time span the main entrance will be closed and the Museum will be accessible through the Great Hall.
The exhibition “Waterloo 1815-2015. Europe challenged” closed its doors on January 31, 2016. For the move-down of collection pieces and the reorganisation of the gallery the panorama from the arcades will be inaccessible to the public until February 26.
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June 1815: a mighty coalition of old and new enemies gathered in the Waterloo area once and for all eliminates the French emperor Napoleon. June 2015: two hundred years later Europe reflects on the end of an era.
The Royal Military Museum of course participates in this reflection. The Brussels institution lends out numerous prestigious pieces to museums in Waterloo or its surroundings and organizes a unique exhibition in the capital. Three stirring aspects of the Battle of Waterloo are highlighted in the Arcades, the exhibition gallery on top of the arc of triumph...