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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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ALL ABOUT KARL MARX

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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Vienna, Austria
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

The Karl Marx Haus offers a fascinating insight into this 20th century thinker and political philosopher along with his colleague Friedrich Engels. The museum, which is housed in Marx's birthplace, gives a comprehensive and well designed history of his life and achievements which is enriched by pertinent quotes and personal artifacts. There are also a couple of rooms dedicated to... More 

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Sarasota, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

This small museum provides a thorough survey of Marx's life with photos and other source material as well as an excellent audio tour. Well worth a visit. Love him or hate him, Marx was an extremely influential world figure.

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Cologne, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 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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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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Additional Information about Karl Marx House

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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