200 Objects of Waterloo

Eagle standard of the French 105th Regiment captured at Waterloo. Copyright National Army Museum.
Discover the stories behind Waterloo through 200 objects from across Europe.

Waterloo Timeline

Why did the Battle of Waterloo happen? Understand this turning point in history with our timeline of 9 key years in a revolutionary time.
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Waterloo Descendants

Discover if your ancestor fought at the Battle of Waterloo. Working in partnership with Find My Past.

Waterloo teeth, copyright Victoria Gallery & Museum, University of Liverpool. Photography Relic Imaging Ltd.

Why 'Waterloo in 200 Objects'?

Waterloo must be one of the most commemorated events in British history - but why did we choose to use these 200 Objects?

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Information for Schools

Download learning resources and find out how your school can join in the commemorations.

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Waterloo Medal

Claim a free commemorative copy of the Waterloo Medal from partner organisation the London Mint Office.