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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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EXCELLENT MUSEUM

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
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27 reviews 27 reviews
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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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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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127 helpful votes 127 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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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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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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