Find out more about our archaeological programme.
You can explore what we uncovered at the Waterloo battlefield during our 2019 dig through this series of short films. News films will be added throughout the summer of 2020.
Waterloo Uncovered has been digging since 2015. Use our interactive map to explore where we have been digging.
As part of our mission to uncover the secrets of the battlefields of Waterloo, we’ve discovered over 6000 objects so far, from cannon balls to bombs to human remains. Read all about the archaeology in our Impact
It is only relatively recently that archaeology has been applied to battlefields. Before then military historians relied mostly on written sources.