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2016-02-01 ... 2016-02-26

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.

2015-12-14 ... 2016-01-31

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2015-06-10 ... 2016-01-31

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...

2015-12-11 ... 2015-12-13
2015-09-15 ... 2015-10-31

On September 15 the Royal Military Museum presented the book commemorating the adventure of the auto-cannons (ACM), published by the Fonds belge pour le Patrimoine automobile et moto (FSA) / Fondation Roi Baudouin.

The ACM “SRAMA Mors Minerva” has been reconstructed according to the guidelines edited by the International Federation for Ancient Vehicles and was presented to the press and numerous guests. The car is on display in the 14-18 gallery until the end of October. It will then return to the workshop to receive its finishing touches.
he project was made possible through...