The Battle of Waterloo Exhibit

The Battle of Waterloo Exhibit

The Battle of Waterloo Exhibit

February 9, 2016
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A visit to our exhibit depicting the historic Battle of Waterloo in 1815 is a must.

Learn how the Irish commander, the Duke of Wellington, recruited over 30,000 Irish men to the British army and how these courageous men fought off the French troops that were under the command of the French Emperor, Napoleon Bonaparte.

This huge diorama measures 26×13 feet or 8×4 meters in dimensions and contains 15,000 hand cast and painted 25mm scale metal figuries.  All figures are from the Prince August range of products and are available in our shop or on-line from our website

It depicts the historic and monumental battle of Waterloo, displaying the thousands of men and their cavalry in fine detail during the courageous battle.

This is a once in a lifetime experience.

Exhibit Tickets: Single €3.00

Family: €10.00 (2 Adults, 2 Children).

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Battle of Waterloo Exhibit Testimonial by Keith Blackmore | Toy Soldier Factory

On the 18th June 1815, over the rolling countryside between two ridges 11 miles south of Brussels, the entire course of European history changed. On the Battlefield at Waterloo, the tactical skill and staying power of the Irish born Duke of Wellington opposed Napoleon Bonaparte’s military brilliance, in an effort to decide the providence of Europe.

Battle of Waterloo Exhibit Testimonial at the Toy Soldier Factory: Jay Plester

The huge Diorama totalling 26 x 13 feet (8 x 4 Metres) in size, houses 15,000 hand cast and hand painted Prince August Model Soldiers by Andre Rudolph from Germany. It took Andre eight passionate years to cast, paint and complete his creation.

Interview of André Rudolph, creator of Battle of Waterloo exhibit in Cork, Ireland..

Interviewed John Staats, a Battle of Waterloo reenactor, at the Toy Soldier Factory

Read interesting information on the relationship between Ireland and the battle of Waterloo. (pdf)

Learn whether Thomas Picton was a hero or a villain.

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