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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 good41%
  • Average28%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible1%
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“his life” (17 reviews)
“audio guide” (22 reviews)
“world history” (2 reviews)
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Bruckenstrasse 10, 54290 Trier, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
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+49 651 970680
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"worth a visit"
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"entrance fee"
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"interesting history"
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"interesting place"
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"the main market square"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Reviewed 1 week ago 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
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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Reviewed 1 June 2018

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 1 May 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 4 February 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 15 January 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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