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


Book Sales at the MML

The MML hosts regular book sales which offers out parts of our collection of rare pamphlets and books on labour history and working-class movements to the public. The book sales are always very popular and worth checking out to get Read More


To Her Excellency Teresita Vicente Sotolongo, Embassy of the Republic of Cuba in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland:Dear comrade Vicente,The General Committee and Staff of the Marx Memorial Library & Workers' School in Clerkenwell, London extends Read More

Christmas Closure

A message to all members and readers that MML's reading room will be closed from 15 December to 9 January. This also means that no tours will be taking place over this period. Apologies for any inconvenience. Read More

Ebro plaque unveiled at commemorative festival dedicated to International Brigades

80 years ago in October 1936, three months after the outbreak of the Spanish Civil War, the International Brigades were formally constituted. 40,000 volunteers from across the globe volunteered to fight fascism in Spain, and to defend the democratically elected Read More

American Political Pamphlets 1920-1945

MML is working with the British Library on an AHRC collaborative doctoral project on American Political Pamphlets 1920-45 - we are looking for an academic partner. Please share and help us spread the word. 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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