Ligny 1815 Museum

Bienvenue au Ligny 1815 Museum !

16 juin 1815, Bataille de Ligny – 48h00 avant Waterloo

Laissez-vous surprendre par un musée à taille humaine installé dans une ancienne ferme témoin des combats 1815.

Un parcours de visite vous propose un voyage au cœur des batailles napoléoniennes et de la vie rurale de l’époque.

Des dispositifs immersifs, participatifs et même des casques de réalité virtuelle !




AGL : Ligny, the name of this small village appears on all monuments associated with the greatest napoleonian hours, from the heights of Ajaccio to the « Arc de Triomphe » in Paris. On the 16th June 1815, Ligny was the scene of the last victory of Napoleon.

16 June 1815, Battle of Ligny – 48 hours before Waterloo

Let yourself be surprised by a museum on a human scale, housed in a former farm that witnessed the fighting in 1815. The tour takes you on a journey to the heart of Napoleonic battles and rural life at the time.

Immersive, participative devices and even virtual reality headsets !

An area is also dedicated to ‘the other battle of 16th of the june 1815‘,  « Les Quatre Bras » , 6 miles west of Ligny, a battle between the French Forces led by Marechal Ney and the Allied Forces managed by the Duke of Wellington. An outstanding collection of items related to the British Army is waiting for you.