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Mexico City, Mexico

Museo Casa de León Trotsky

A museum in the former home of Marxist revolutionary Leon Trotsky. 

This is the house where Leon Trotsky lived with his wife in Mexico City and in which he was assassinated in 1940. The house has been turned into a small museum preserving Trotsky’s personal items. In the backyard is a tomb containing the ashes of both Trotsky and his wife.

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Located in Coyoacán, just a few blocks from the Casa Azul. Open Tuesday through Sunday 10 am to 5pm. Cost is $40 MEX (about $2.19 USD). They also provide both Spanish and English guided tours for free.