Marx Memorial Library & Workers' School

Since our foundation in 1933 we've been at the heart of the British labour movement advancing education, knowledge and learning in all aspects of the science of Marxism, the history of socialism and the working class

About Us

Find out about our history and what we do

Our Collections

Browse our library and archive catalogues and discover more our core collections including our archives on the Spanish Civil War, the print unions and peace and solidarity campaigns

Education & Events

Take a look at our programme of forthcoming coming classes and events, and find out about our trade union, school, student and online education facilities

Marx House

Read about our building’s fascinating history, book a guided tour of Marx House and hire our hall for a lecture, meeting or event


Fund Our New Displays and Exhibitions

NEW FUNDRAISING INITIATIVE - HELP FUND OUR DISPLAYS AND EXHIBITIONS We have recently developed new website, launched twice weekly guided tours and have new education programme – these developments form part of our outreach programme. We want to build on these foundations Read More

Socialist Opposition to the First World War

'Socialist Opposition to the First World War' exhibition launching at the Marx Memorial Library The Marx Memorial Library and Workers' School is pleased to announce the launch of our Heritage Lottery Fund supported exhibition Socialist Opposition to the First World Read More

A Level Archive Workshops

Primary Source Workshops for A-Level Students The Marx Memorial Library now offers A-level student groups a special learning experience including 1. a tour of our historic building including office where Lenin worked in exile (30 min) 2. a workshop on Read More

Winter Closure

The MML will be closed for two weeks from Monday 21st December 2015, re-opening on Monday 4 January 2016. This means that the reading room will be closed to researchers, there will be no guided tours and our meeting hall Read More

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The Marx Memorial Library and Workers' School is an educational charity and relies on support from members, donors and volunteers. Find out more about what you can do to help

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