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Marx Memorial Library

37a Clerkenwell Green, London EC1R 0DU, England
+44 20 7253 1485
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A Hidden Treasure

I had not been to this library since my student days many years ago! It is situated on Clerkenwell... read more

Reviewed 18 February 2016
Duncan H
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London, United Kingdom
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A unique opportunity to visit a unique library of the left

The Marx Memorial Library is located in Clerkenwell Green and houses archives from the labour and... read more

Reviewed 7 October 2015
JMC121283
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London
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18 Feb 2016
“A Hidden Treasure”
7 Oct 2015
“A unique opportunity to visit a unique library of the left”
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37a Clerkenwell Green, London EC1R 0DU, England
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+44 20 7253 1485
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Reviewed 18 February 2016 via mobile

I had not been to this library since my student days many years ago! It is situated on Clerkenwell Green, a 5 minute walk from Farringdon station. There is a library of books related to all forms of socialism. Tours take place (check the website...More

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Reviewed 7 October 2015

The Marx Memorial Library is located in Clerkenwell Green and houses archives from the labour and socialist movements. It provides ideal research opportunities for students from around the world of politics, history or related subjects in a very pleasant building. Tours are organised as Lenin...More

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Reviewed 8 September 2015

This library is a tribute, in Karl Marx's name, to not only his works but the works and activism of many other radical, progressive thinkers and highlights the importance of worker revolutions, muckraking journalism and political dissent against facism throughout several centuries.

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