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Address: Bruckenstrasse 10, Trier, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
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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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January 28th, 2017. The receptionist at the front desk (Mrs. Marx perhaps?) spoke no English and made no effort to communicate. She was busy reading a book which occupied all of... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Kaiserslautern, Germany

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Bossey, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Really interesting history of Karl Marx and his ideas. Well presented and the English commentary was good. Very dense amount of information (but you don't have to listen to all of it, as you can select what you want to hear). Pretty house and garden.

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Kaiserslautern, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

January 28th, 2017. The receptionist at the front desk (Mrs. Marx perhaps?) spoke no English and made no effort to communicate. She was busy reading a book which occupied all of her time. A place which hosts international tourists should make some effort to have customer oriented staff who might speak a bit of English.

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Ipoh, Malaysia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Marx would be remembered for the ideals collectively known as Marxism, and unfortunately those ideologies became a pariah ideal in the western world.

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Leeuwarden, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 18, 2017 via mobile

The Karl Marx is a must see in Trier, it is a nice museum about the live and work of Karl Marx. I learned a lot about huis live and ideas during the visit. When we visites the museum (January 2017) it was absolutely not crowded. The staff was extremely friendly and helpful.

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Prague, Czech Republic
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 16, 2017

As I come from Eastern Europe I have learned and heard about Karl Marx very often before. I was not aware though that he was born and lived in Trier. While being there I decide to visit the place and learn some more, maybe detailed info about his work and life. The place is walking distance from the city center.... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 10, 2016 via mobile

Defintely his ideas changes the world. For miliona of people brought poverty and destroyed lives. Museum not very fancy,

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New York City, New York
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 9, 2016

This "museum" idea is somehow questionable: All displays about Karl Marx' life and works, together with some historical context, are well curated in themselves, but too many and only in German--except for an audio which only adds to confusion.

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 24, 2016

to put it bluntly, this house takes up most of the visiting time of a Chinese tourist in trier; entire busloads are there at any point in time and you can't pass by without being caught on camera of some tourist. inside you can mostly see works and correspondence of karl marx, some in several languages on display behind glass

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 15, 2016

After the Karl Marx Moden House, in the corner of Karl Marx Straße Here is a Reason Why stop over in Trier and discover the House Museum of the little Karl

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 5, 2016

Not a place for children but very informative about this man from history. In depth details of his work and life. Good audio guide. Need more seats instead of having to stand around while listening.

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