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The David Collection

Kronprinsessegade 30, Copenhagen 1306, Denmark
+45 33 73 49 49
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Incredibe - vast array of Islamic Art - free!!

Came across information on this Museum while visiting Rosenberg Palace - thought it might be worth... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
TerryParad
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Stroud, United Kingdom
Beautifully displayed collection, with the Islamic collection also providing a wonderful history lesson

Beautifully displayed, with two floors of Islamic art and then lower down, collections of English... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
ianmacd44
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Sydney, Australia
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Kronprinsessegade 30, Copenhagen 1306, Denmark
Indre By (Inner City)
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Came across information on this Museum while visiting Rosenberg Palace - thought it might be worth the walk across the Park as it is one of the few free displays. We were stunned by the sheer volume of the art and exhibits - many many...More

Thank TerryParad
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautifully displayed, with two floors of Islamic art and then lower down, collections of English and French furniture, porcelain etc. The Islamic collection is so extensive that, if you have the interest and the time, allow a few hours. The tablet guides provide full English...More

Thank ianmacd44
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wow, what a stunning collection. This was one of my favourite things in Copenhagen (perhaps only second to the Carlsberg Glyptotek). This collection is incredibly beautiful, hundreds of exquisite art spanning the Muslim world, from the Far East to North Africa and everywhere in between,...More

Thank joebobs1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This gallery has what is considered to be the largest collection of Islamic art in Scandinavia. As far as the Islamic art goes, it has a fantastic collection that includes pottery and glass objects, old coins, jeweled daggers, door and window carvings, as well as...More

Thank DTrad
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Several collections, of both classic arts, and muslim arts, all for free. It is definitely worth a visit.

Thank Sn0rreR
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The David Collection houses one of the largest exhibitions of Islamic art in Europe - modest from the outside, the museum is large and spans many floors. We spent around one hour reading and learning about Islam and admiring the many artefacts on display. Entry...More

Thank JenandNeil365
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This museum was a shock. I had no idea it existed and I added it on the last day of a trip based on the TA rating. Just wow. Just about every town and certainly every major city museum seems to have an Islamic collection-...More

1  Thank Matars_Z
Reviewed 3 October 2017

This is a "must see" in Copenhagen ~ the quality of items and how they are displayed is wonderful. It is a haven

Thank JulietinAmerica
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Exceptional Collection of Islamic Art quite unique comprising pieces from the 7th century to the mid-19th century. It includes art work from different countries from Spain to Jemen. Unforgettable experience. I recommend either to book a guided tour or to ask for a tablet at...More

Thank Heloisa B
Reviewed 28 September 2017

I came here twice-- once on a 1-hour guided tour and again for a lecture. The Islamic art collection is world-class. But first-time viewers and those with little or no experience with Islamic art, the guided tour is very helpful. Audio guides are also available....More

1  Thank Square_Dansk
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Indre By (Inner City)
This is the heart of old town Copenhagen, with its
blend of charming old buildings and bold new
architecture, broad avenues and tiny streets as well
as picturesque canals and a modern harbor. The inner
city is home to the Royal Danish Theatre, which
consists of three buildings, two of which are new and
situated on the harbor front. The streets, squares and
venues of the inner city and its surrounding
...More
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Isabelle B
29 November 2016|
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Dear Isabelle, I can only confirm Exelcis' answer: Opening hours of the museum Tuesday to Sunday 10-17 Wednesday until 21 Monday closed Also closed December 23, 24, 25, and 31 I hope you find time to visit us. Kind... More
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Kanishk M
17 September 2016|
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Response from dicryan | Reviewed this property |
We went on Wednesday night(I believe) when it was open late and free. I think it's also on the Copenhagen Card
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jclemm2015
27 August 2016|
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Response from Mette K | Property representative |
A taxi would be the best, as the bus stops are at either end of street, where the David Collection is placed - so you would have to walk a bit. A good idea is to be able to show the taxi driver, where the museum is, as it is... More
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