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Address: Bruckenstrasse 10, Trier, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
Phone Number: 0651/4-30-11
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Description: The birthplace of Karl Marx, preserved to reflect the environment in which...
The birthplace of Karl Marx, preserved to reflect the environment in which he developed his early ideas on class conflict.
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A little too heavy for me, but still worth a visit. Very good audio tour which really gave a good outline on this historic figure. Unfortunately there are no furnishings in the... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed June 24, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

There was an event in the House the day we visited and the entrance fee was waived. We were given English audio tours and off we went. The lady at the information desk was very friendly and helpful and we spent an hour or two looking around. The gift shop could be better stocked. We enjoyed the visit - a... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 NEW

A little too heavy for me, but still worth a visit. Very good audio tour which really gave a good outline on this historic figure. Unfortunately there are no furnishings in the house, just photographs and drawings. Be prepared there are a lot of stairs to climb in his house and no elevator. A nice outside courtyard to sit and... More 

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Gloucestershire
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

If you are interested in the history of Germany and Trier, than Karl Marx house is worth a visit. situated in Karl Mark Strasse, Naturally, and it is the birth place of the well know write and communist. here you can see original writings and places where he worked with Engels. The museum is crammed with information and guides in... More 

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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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34 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

Excellent museum on the story of Marx. There's a lot to take in, so best not to do it when you're getting tired after the other city attractions. If you're interested in politics, you should not miss this. Excellent little shop. Bought the mug, bought the T shirt and lots more.

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135 helpful votes 135 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

Regardless of what one may think of the role of Karl Marx in world history, its significance cannot be denied. He was a true giant. Visiting the place brings back all sorts of feelings, and gives interesting insights into the man himself and his own personal history.

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Antwerp, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Relic of the German Socialist Party. The house does not contain the usual personal artefacts in every room but has a more symbolic value. The museum is rather functional: a display of the life, the writings and the influence of Marx. Worth a visit, but I still prefer the letters of Karl Marx in which the moving honesty of a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Many people don't know that Karl Marx is from Trier and any visit to this city without visiting his home would be pointless. The place is small, but it has a decent gift shop and nice overview of life and work of Karl Marx. The museum is a bit hard to find, and its hours of operation are a bit... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

The Karl Marx House museum (German: Karl-Marx-Haus) is the house in Trier (Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany) in which Karl Marx, the father of modern socialism and communism, was born in 1818; it is now a museum about Karl Marx's life and writings as well as the history of Communism.

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Villers-la-Ville, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Passed by the house where he was born in the aptly name Karl Marx Strasse! There is a plaque on the wall outside denoting the fact that he was born there.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

The brithhouse of Marx is definitely worth visiting. On display they have artefacts and unique pieces that take you back in time at the core of the current understanding of labour and capitalism. Their is a timeline set throughout the different rooms in the house with a lot of interesting footage.

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Additional Information about Karl Marx House

Address: Address: Bruckenstrasse 10, Trier, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
Phone Number: 0651/4-30-11
Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Rhineland-Palatinate  >  Trier
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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