Find out more about our archaeological programme.
It is only relatively recently that archaeology has been applied to battlefields. Before then military historians relied mostly on written sources.
Waterloo Uncovered has been digging since 2015. Use our interactive map to explore where we have been digging.
You may have watched Time Team, followed the Waterloo Uncovered project, or seen an excavation taking place. What do you do if you want to get involved in archaeology yourself?
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