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London Brass-Rubbing Centre

London, England
+44 20 7766 1100
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Make a special picture of a member from British royalty, a historic figure from medieval times or an unusual Celtic design at this workshop that provides brass-rubbing materials.
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
London, England
Trafalgar Square / Embankment
+44 20 7766 1100
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Reviewed 27 November 2017

My parents have brass rubbings from 50 years ago, back when you could actually rub authentic church floor carvings. I was always fascinated by them and disappointed that I would never get to do it. I found this place by accident and was thrilled to...More

Thank notb4mybeer
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

This was a nice something different to do while in London. The staff was very friendly and helpful. It's next to the cafe in the crypt which was a nice lunch spot afterward. The kids enjoyed the activity.

1  Thank jonesdynasty
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

A colleague suggested this. It wasn't tops on our London to-do list but we had an afternoon open and gave it a try. I am so glad we did because it wasn't like anything I have ever done before. It does not require advanced reservations....More

2  Thank elizabeth k
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

While I don't foresee a future as a brass rubber for me due to obvious lack of patience and skills, I really did enjoy this. There were several brasses to choose from at various costs (starting at just 4.5 pounds). We selected a brass, got...More

Thank deniseash
Reviewed 21 October 2016

This is so much fun, take your weight off your feet and enjoy rubbing old brass. It will take a while but you can get small ones if your are in a hurry. The staff is helpful and will wrap your rubbing up in a...More

2  Thank VisaLady
Reviewed 23 June 2016

Brass rubbing in the Crypt of St Martin in the Fields seemed a really good idea. The staff were helpful and friendly and the demonstration was clear. There was a wide choice of brasses to do, for a range of prices, and with the seat...More

Thank -medvem-
Reviewed 17 June 2016

Located downstairs beside the very cool crypt of St. Martins In The Fields Church in Trafalgar Square, this is a cool experience that few people know about...even locals! Choose the brass tablet of your choice, grab a glass of wine from the great cafe next...More

2  Thank WispyRobin
Reviewed 1 November 2015

We did a brass rubbing each and they were interesting but much more difficult than I imagined. I picked the dragon, apparently things with less detail are much easier, like a lady in a dress or somethin, straighter lines easier to rub. All in all...More

1  Thank anna1760
Reviewed 19 October 2015

The staff were helpful and the gift shop is right next door for people who finish early or who don't want to do a brass rubbing. It's a quiet spot in the middle of a very loud and crowded city. However, they have a limited...More

Thank Tink-n-Peter
Reviewed 16 October 2015

I got £4.50 towards a rubbing with my London Pass so I decided to give it a go. I never would have guessed how much fun it would be, or how satisfying to do. The brasses available to rub start from only £3.50 and even...More

9  Thank grey m
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