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The David Collection

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Address: Kronprinsessegade 30/32, Copenhagen 1306, Denmark
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+45 33 73 49 49
Today
10:00 - 17:00
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Tue 10:00 - 17:00
Wed 10:00 - 21:00
Thu - Sun 10:00 - 17:00

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Amazing Place

Islamic Art, European Art, sculpture, furniture, ceramics, stunningly presented over multiple floors and absolutely free of charge to view

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Bedford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Islamic Art, European Art, sculpture, furniture, ceramics, stunningly presented over multiple floors and absolutely free of charge to view

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Prague, Czech Republic
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Even when you are not deeply interested in islamic art you will definitely find collections very impressive ad location of this private collection excellent. Recommended.

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Thank D0cumenta
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place was amazing. Start with the top floor- it's where the collection of Islamic art is and you'll want to spend a ton of time there. Very well organized, helpful iPad system for translations of descriptions for English speakers. An amazing collection. So impressive that my husband and I couldn't believe it was free.

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Tonbridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The street view of this museum doesn't really give an idea of the huge collection inside. But it's not just the items themselves but the way this elegant building has had the museum incorporated in to it. Understated yet superlative attention to detail and design throughout. Started on the ground and first floors with the furniture and porcelain. The staff... More 

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Thank Peter R
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The David Collection is a free museum located relatively close to the castle. It houses a huge collection of Islamic art and ornate, aged furniture. However, more than that it provides an intriguing insight into a lonely man's life and his obsession. We enjoyed a thoroughly enjoyable time exploring the nooks and crannies of the building which in itself is... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It is free of charge and there is lot to see. Interesting collection and you can read about the items from a tablet. There is also danish and european collection to see.

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Thank Jarno P
Copenhagen Region, Denmark
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

do not miss this fantastic museum. they have a great collection of islamic art and articrafts that will surprise you. it is not only big but very good with many great and beautiful pieces. And everything is explained very well although the text can be hard to read so borrow one of their ipads with explanations. Also the rooms themselves... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A trully unic place, with the finest islamic art, fine collection of paintings from Hammershøi. Free of charge.

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Vilnius, Lithuania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Islamic art collection in Davids Samling museum is just incredibly amazing. We would never have thought that it is possible to see so much art of Near, Middle and Far Eastern culture as far away from these regions. Each hall was a new discovery for us. We all were fascinated. Good day became even more momentous. And well, here we... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

They have European art as well, but I am familiar only with their collection of Islamic art, which is excellent. It is centrally located and admission is free, and they often have interesting special exhibits in addition to the permanent collection.

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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 neighborhoods, are alive all year round with everything from jazz festivals to outdoor ice skating rinks and parachuting at the lakes right in the center of the city. This compact area boasts beautiful old castles, tranquil parks, and bustling squares where you can always find a bench to stretch out your legs whenever you need a break.
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