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Karl Marx House

Bruckenstrasse 10, 54290 Trier, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
+49 651 970680
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The birthplace of Karl Marx, preserved to reflect the environment in which he developed his early ideas on class conflict.
  • Excellent23%
  • Very good40%
  • Average29%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible1%
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Bruckenstrasse 10, 54290 Trier, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
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+49 651 970680
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Reviewed yesterday

I refused to donate money to a Marxist home, although we do need to remember history. From the outside, it looked awfully bourgeois for a Marxist.

Thank quickreply1009
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

the house where he was born , is not a house , but a palace, which karl of the rest of his life has been missing certainly in brussels, london and paris

Thank Guido R
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Reviewed May 1, 2018

The place will reopen in may 2018 after refurbishment. But what is really to celebrate on the guy who launched the comunism in the world? I would loved to see if people from his own town would stil celebrated Marx after 40 years of comunism...More

3  Thank ToujoursLaRoute
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Reviewed February 4, 2018

Karl Marx was born 200 years ago in this house (1818) to an upper middle-class family. But it seems that he was a very good observer and thinker. He decided not to follow the secure way that his family and education would have enabled him...More

Thank Peter S
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Reviewed January 14, 2018

I always wanted to visit his house, when I arrived to trier, i had no idea that it was there. One thing it was unusual, was that i arrived in train. And at the train station I asked for a place where I could get...More

1  Thank Pelu07
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Reviewed December 7, 2017

Karl-Marx-Strasse leads one directly to the famous number 10, Bruckenstrasse, close to the main market square. It’s surrounded by capitalistic shops, the now bourgeois birthplace of the most famous son of Trier, Karl Marx (1818-1883). The museum inside offers a fascinating collection of memorabilia concerning...More

4  Thank Mike K
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Reviewed November 15, 2017 via mobile

nice house. i didnt enter in. it is a bit small but worth to go and see it cause its the birthplace of marx

Thank rowarowa
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Reviewed November 2, 2017 via mobile

The house is undergoing retoration and is closed until the 5th of May 2018. I can't say that I had a good experience but the post-renavation exhibition sounds wonderful.

1  Thank Luke8508
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Reviewed October 6, 2017

Who was a philosopher, journalist, and a German-Jewish revolutionary socialist who died in 1883. At the regular exhibition at home, which is actually a small museum, you can learn about the development of Marx's economic outlooks and philosophies and how they influenced our lives. Admission...More

5  Thank Yair1515
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Reviewed September 9, 2017 via mobile

If you love Karl Marx you can pay a visit to the museum inside. Otherwise a quick look and a picture of the facade will suffice

Thank marcelo401
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