Marx Memorial Library

 
 
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37A Clerkenwell Green, Clerkenwell, London EC1R 0DU
 
 
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This library contains over 100,000 books, pamphlets and periodicals connected with Marxism and the broad Labour Movement, all housed in an 18th century Grade II listed building.

Specialised collections include: the Bernal Peace Library, International Brigade Spanish Civil War Archives, the James Klugman Collection of Radical and Chartist Literature, and US Labour Movement collection.

There are study facilities and the loan of books is available to members.

Spring and autumn lectures are open to the public.

 

Opening and closing times for Marx Memorial Library

Today (Tuesday) Marx Memorial Library closes at 18.00

Monday:

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18.00
 
 

Tuesday:

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18.00
 
 

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18.00
 
 

Thursday:

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18.00
 
 

Friday:

Closed
 
 

Saturday:

Closed
 
 

Sunday:

Closed
 
 

LondonTown.com - Marx Memorial Library Location Map

 
 
 
Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Farringdon Tube Station
 
4 minutes walk
 
Chancery Lane Tube Station
 
8 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Bowling Green Lane NCP
 
2 minutes walk
 
Saffron Hill NCP
 
3 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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