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


Guided Tours of the Marx Memorial Library

The Marx Memorial Library has opened its doors to guided tours of its historic building. This is an exciting opportunity to explore historic Marx House, view our collections and find out more about our history. Explore the building’s historic vaults; Read More

New Affiliation Rates

The Library's AGM in April approved a new set of affiliation rates for Trade Unions and related organisations. The MML took the unusual step of lowering affiliation rates for small, local branches (rates now start at £25) with the aim Read More

New Archives

The MML is always acquiring exciting new additions to its collections, and the past month is no exception. We received a collection of papers on the Appeal for Amnesty in Spain, and another on the Vietnam Solidarity Campaign, both from Read More

Red Star

Red Star Festival of politics, culture, ideas & debate on Clerkenwell Green is rapidly approaching. Book your place ticket here email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for information on volunteering opportunities Read More

Summer Closure

The Marx Memorial Library will be closed for 2 weeks from 3 August, reopening on 17 August. This will allow essential stocktaking to be undertaken by staff. Apologies for any inconvenience caused. Read More

Support us today

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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