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


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

Saturday Opening

Saturday Openings for MML In 2016 the Marx Memorial Library will be launching Saturday openings. By popular demand, once a month we will open our reading room to researchers on Saturdays 1-5pm. The first three dates are: 30 January 27 Read More

Newly Catalogued Archives

Our seasonal closure allowed time for some much-needed stocktaking. 39 of our archive collections are now described on our online catalogue searchable here. These include minute books of the Social Democratic Federation, printed material on the 1926 General Strike and 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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