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The David Collection

Kronprinsessegade 30, Copenhagen 1306, Denmark
+45 33 73 49 49
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Wonderful museum

This museum houses an extensive collection of Islamic art from the 7th to the 19th century. There... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
rfg307
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Bronx, New York
My favorite museum in Copenhagen

An oasis in the heart of Copenhagen, a house where Islamic art the main attraction. A European art... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
SaradaDasi
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Copenhagen, Denmark
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Kronprinsessegade 30, Copenhagen 1306, Denmark
Indre By (Inner City)
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This museum houses an extensive collection of Islamic art from the 7th to the 19th century. There are also collections of 18th century European art and Danish early modern art. You are given a tablet where you can obtain information in English or Danish on...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

An oasis in the heart of Copenhagen, a house where Islamic art the main attraction. A European art lover will find this place a unique gem, and discover unexpected beauty through the eyes of this amazing collector.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a little known but quite astonishing collection of Islamic and Indo-Islamic art in the house //mansion of the collector. There’s also a collection of 18th century paintings and decorative art, but it’s not the main attraction. Great quality and coverage of all media,...More

1  Thank Yasser T
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The David collection is is a stately building on Kings Park. The top floor has been totally custom designed to House this unique collection of Arabic artifacts. The textiles, pottery and other ceramics are stunningly beautiful. All very well documented and with good background maps...More

1  Thank Leonard K
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This wonderful free museum is one of the most beautiful we've ever visited. The staff are extremely helpful and knowledgeable, but don't intrude as you stare spellbound at one incredible object after another. Ceramics, textiles, woodwork, gold, silver, ivory -- every single item is one...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The David Collection is a free museum which is rare these days. It was close to our hotel so we stopped by on our way to the Rosenburg Castle. We were pleasantly surprised to find a series of unique exhibits unrelated to Danish history, but...More

2  Thank TacomaDawn
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The David collection has some very interesting pieces from the Middle East among other things. It is a quite place to walk around.

1  Thank uljan2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If there is only one museum you can visit, you must see the David collection especially if you want to learn and see the beauty of the ancient middle eastern world. I have never seen this extensive collection anywhere else, on all time periods of...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a fantastic museum, amazing collection, great value ( it’s free!). The Islamic collection was fantastic and the way it was displayed told a great story.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great overview from ancient times of oriental art, mostly islamic art. Free tablets to explore even more about exhibits- take time to read about every peace, it was really interesting.

Thank Pille M
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consists of three buildings, two of which are new and
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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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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
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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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