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The David Collection

Kronprinsessegade 30, Copenhagen 1306, Denmark
+45 33 73 49 49
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Great Collection of Islamic Art

Before I came here I had not appreciated the breadth and quality of Islamic art. The diversity and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Enfield, United Kingdom
Islamic art haven

Most who come to this museum enjoy the Islamic art and I assume the collection is fantastic. We... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Jill G
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“islamic art” (239 reviews)
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Kronprinsessegade 30, Copenhagen 1306, Denmark
Indre By (Inner City)
+45 33 73 49 49
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Before I came here I had not appreciated the breadth and quality of Islamic art. The diversity and quality of the collection I; this museum is astounding and belies the small size of the site. I left feeling uplifted and much better acquainted with the...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Most who come to this museum enjoy the Islamic art and I assume the collection is fantastic. We came for the furniture and decorative arts that are on lower floors. The staff was particularly helpful in guiding and directing us as we wanted to bypass...More

Thank Jill G
Reviewed 10 November 2017

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 10 November 2017

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 9 November 2017

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 8 November 2017

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 7 November 2017

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

Thank Sn0rreR
Reviewed 5 November 2017

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 24 October 2017

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
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
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Isabelle B
29 November 2016|
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Response from Davids_Samling | Property representative |
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
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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