London Brass-Rubbing Centre, London

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Try your hand at the traditional English art of brass-rubbing and bring home an elegant handmade souvenir from London Brass-Rubbing Centre. Located just off of Trafalgar Square in the basement of St. Martin-in-the-Fields Church, the center offers over 100 replica brasses to choose from, sporting popular images of British royalty and historical figures like William Shakespeare, as well as Celtic designs. Choose a traditional gold crayon or opt for other colors for a more modern look. The activity is suitable for children and adults alike. Make London Brass-Rubbing Centre part of your personalized London itinerary using our London travel route planner.
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  • 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 ...  more »
  • 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 activ...  more »
  • 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...  more »
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  • I lot more entertaining than you would initially think
  • Very fun activity and a cheap souvenir to take home
  • I liked it but all you do is rub metal on a sheet of paper but in the end you get a nice result this is definitely not an all day thing I personally think you could spend 1-2 hours max but it was still a fun experience I recommend this to ages 6-15 because I think adults would find this boring but this is only my opinion. If you are looking for an all day thing there is a lot of cool stuff in the area and I recommend the gift shop right next to the brass rubbing centre they have a lot of cool stuff 💟😃 have a ridiculously awesome day🦄💟😃😍😋
  • This was a very fun activity for adults and/or kids! A bit difficult to find - you need to enter a glass dome and that says crypt and take the elevator to -1 floor.
  • Fun place, included with a London pass.
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