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Karl Marx House

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The birthplace of Karl Marx, preserved to reflect the environment in which he developed his early ideas on class conflict.
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Bruckenstrasse 10, 54290 Trier, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
+49 651 970680
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Reviewed January 6, 2019

In hindsight I am very relieved we could pay the student-fee of E3,50 per person, otherwise I really would have felt it was not worth the money. For someone who doesn't know much about Marx, it was quite an eye-opener to realise that the man...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank jennykan1983
Reviewed December 4, 2018

September 6, 2018 - Our river cruise stopped at Trier. After a wonderful walking tour, we had an opportunity to visit Karl Marx's House on our own and it was a good visit. The entrance fee was 3.5 euro and worth every penny. The Karl...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank JerryH9905
Reviewed November 22, 2018

As one who believes Marx and Engels have a great deal to offer in understanding our world, I strongly recommend this. Accessible narrative throughout the building explains M's life and contribution.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Paul E
Reviewed October 29, 2018

Been ounce in Karl's Mark house and found it educational in reference to the past. It was a good visit and we had the opportunity of taking photos from the most relevant subjects

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Manuel P
Reviewed October 3, 2018 via mobile

Karl Marx Haus is a very well presented testament to the great philosopher and revolutionary thinker. As a visitor I admire the Germans’ willingness to look unflinchingly at their past history unlike the British, the Americans and the French

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 23, 2018 via mobile

Not a proper house museum in the sense that there aren’t objects or mementoes of the philosopher - apart from his armchair - but very informative and educational

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 10, 2018

The new exhibition is interestingly designed and I was looking forward to visit it since its opening in May hopping that after seeing it I will understand what made this person create a theory which became a base of one of the most cruel ideologies...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank EvaF2Eva
Reviewed August 30, 2018 via mobile

The birthplace of one the most influential German scholars of the 19th century, the Karl Marx House in Trier. Too touristy, just walk by the house.

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank ChewyW2
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Karl-Marx-Haus Museum is a tasteful and appropriately designed destination for both fans and non-fans of Marx. His life story and the history of his times are painted, graphic-novel style, on the walls of the house. It's a treat for fans of history and for anyone...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Eric D
Reviewed August 10, 2018

This museum does an excellent job providing context for the development of Marx's theories. There aren't that many artifacts, mostly photographs. But the curators have created a compelling narrative. I recommend it.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Roberta N
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