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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
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed our visit to the Marx house. Well done, very informative, with a lovely garden area to sit and meditate. I recommend it.

Thank histodude
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was cool to see the house where Karl Marx was born but I wouldn’t pay to enter the museum. I don’t support his way of thinking and would not pay a Euro to contribute to his ideals or preservation of those ideals. We know...More

1  Thank Daniel A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The house where Karl Marx was born is now a carefully researched and curated museum that’s engaging enough to bring your kids. Some amazing timelines, a video book; very interesting use of technology. Interesting throughout. Highest possible recommendation!

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Reviewed 13 July 2018

The house on Bruckenstrasse where Marx was born had been forgotten about for many years, until in the early 20th century it was turned into a museum. At the same time, the exterior was redesigned to reflect the way in which the architect imagined a...More

Thank davet65
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Only saw this house at the last minute on observing the wall plaque. Very close to the Porta Negra. Good photo opportunity.

Thank Kevin A
Reviewed 5 July 2018

I'll confess that while I'm not uninterested in Marx, I had a very short time in Trier. I found the house with the object of going in, but changed my mind - Marx is EVERYwhere in Trier this year, the 200th anniversary of his birth...More

Thank Jack H
Reviewed 29 June 2018

I learned so much about Karl Marx and how history has interpreted him for its own perspectives. This was his family home. Marx had so much influence on union and women's rights movements. Horrifying photos of how the Nazis took over the house and did...More

Thank advocateonwheels
Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

Karl Marx was born 200 years ago in this nice house to a wealthy Jewish family.... the house was renovated in order to "celebrate" KM birthplace. The FES (Friedrich Ebert Stiftung) runs this house. The FES foundation is closely involved with the German Socialist party....More

2  Thank soinic
Reviewed 22 June 2018

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.

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