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The David Collection

Kronprinsessegade 30, Copenhagen 1306, Denmark
+45 33 73 49 49
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A treasure of a museum

While this museum is small, it contains a significant collection of interesting and beautiful... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
ehles
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Adelaide, Australia
Hidden jewel in the middle of Copenhagen

Wonderful place. I have met locals who have passed this museum a thousand times without knowing... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Lars1437
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Copenhagen, Denmark
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good23%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
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“islamic art” (222 reviews)
“free museum” (19 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
LOCATION
Kronprinsessegade 30, Copenhagen 1306, Denmark
Indre By (Inner City)
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+45 33 73 49 49
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Reviewed 1 week ago

While this museum is small, it contains a significant collection of interesting and beautiful artefacts that provide a rich history of Islam and its place and influence in the world. The collection is supported with thorough historical information that gives a fascinating context to Islam,...More

Thank ehles
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful place. I have met locals who have passed this museum a thousand times without knowing about the existence of this hidden jewel. If you have at least 2 hours to spare it is a very good investment in making yourself a wiser person.

Thank Lars1437
Reviewed 1 week ago

This a beautiful small, private museum. The wealthy Danish founder put together an outstanding collection of Islamic art as well as Western fine art pieces. The pieces are spread out over 4 floors in a thoughtful presentation. The museum is just across from the King's...More

Thank bmkutok
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband saw David Museum from a street map. It is right next to King's Park and very near to Rosenberg Castle. It was a private collects of CL David a barrister who lived between 19th and 20th century. A lot of Islamic arts going...More

Thank Jackie W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The people at the Hotel Christian IV told us about this museum, which was close by. It is the life long collection of David Samling, who lived in the house, which is now the museum. It feels personal. It also seems to be a collection...More

1  Thank Julia B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent and well-organized islamic art collection. Special bonus points for additional information contained in tablet (in English or Danish).

Thank KatriSav
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A definite definite must visit place in Copenhagen. Theyve got a wide range of collection from the Golden Era of Prophet Muhammad (Peace and Blessings be Upon Him) till the Mughals in India. Takes you back in time. Really appreciate they way they've preserved it.

Thank Erphan3dhi
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I thought I had seen the best of Islamic art in the world but the David`s Collection in Copenhagen is a runner up. Not only is the Islamic collection worth seeing but also the changing art exhibitions by famous Danish artists like Theodor Philipsen, J.F.Willumsen...More

1  Thank Hanni_LR43
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I totally agree with previous posts that are enthusiastic about this superb museum. The depth of knowledge contained in this town house is amazing. This is world class ,a collection of Islamic art that is both beautiful and educational. The staff are very helpful and...More

1  Thank gentco
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

it was an incredible experience to visit this museum.Art from around the world make a visit to this museum an enriching experience.

Thank praddy93
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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
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Isabelle B
28 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
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jclemm2015
26 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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