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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
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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

Thank Manuela O
Reviewed 10 September 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

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Reviewed 31 August 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.

1  Thank ChewyW2
Reviewed 28 August 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

1  Thank Eric D
Reviewed 11 August 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.

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Reviewed 31 July 2018

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

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Reviewed 30 July 2018

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 28 July 2018 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

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