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Karl Marx House

Address: Bruckenstrasse 10, Trier, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
Phone Number: 0651/4-30-11
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Ranked #18 of 148 Attractions in Trier
Type: Historic Sites, Cultural
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Owner description: The birthplace of Karl Marx, preserved to reflect the environment in which he developed his early ideas on class conflict.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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13 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
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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13 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
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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Piatra Neamt, Romania
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

A born place of one of the most important Jew the world... It's a pleasant moment being there with all glorious history around you!

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Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

I visited there with my friend, and both of us were really interested in this house. Beside the obvious organization according to themes, the museum brings to visitors a lot of information. Also, they have introduction audio with many languages through handle devices. Particularly, I was impressed the most by the last room. It is a display of Countries influenced... More

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Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
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45 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

The house is deceptively large and made up of a series of rooms that chronologically outline both Marx's life and also the history of Marxism. There are very good audio guides, in several languages, that lead you around a series of well laid out exhibits crammed with information but very few relics of Marx himself. The exhibition is well balanced... More

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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5 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Only went to see it because it was near by and to take photographs. Didn't go in as we thought it may have been a little boring.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

In the Karl Marx House there is a lot to read and to discover, but in my opinion it was really boring. Some pictures here, some statues there, audio and video stuff.. But the statues of karl marx in the garden are cool to take pictures tho and the entry is really cheap as well..

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Kaiserslautern, Germany
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

I was trilled to see KArl Marx House but the house is not what I have expected. It is a museum with lots of written information, only in German, and an audio guide for the other languages. The explanations are good and interesting but they are too long and you would need many hour standing there to listen to all... More

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Westchester, Illinois
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

We enjoyed a great audio tour in English...we learned a lot...yea, they swing it to promote his ideology a bit, but still worth the experience!

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