We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The David Collection

Closed Now: 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Open today: 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Review Highlights
Amazing collection of Muslim art!

This is a free museum, located at walking distance from Norreport Metro Station. David's Sammling... read more

Reviewed yesterday
surajitpathak
,
Copenhagen, Denmark
Excellent Middle Eastern history museum

Great artifacts. Excellent use of technology (RFID tablets free to use throughout the museum... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
mohbaban
,
Chicago, Illinois
Read all 979 reviews
536
All photos (536)
Full view
{2006_tc_awards_title_ffffe599|s}
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good23%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“islamic art”(271 reviews)
“free museum”(26 reviews)
About
Closed Now
Hours Today: 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
See all hours
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
-2°
Jan
-2°
Feb
-1°
Mar
Contact
Kronprinsessegade 30, Copenhagen 1306, Denmark
Indre By (Inner City)
Website
+45 33 73 49 49
Call
Improve This Listing
Recommended experiences in and around Copenhagen
from USD 23.28
More Info
from USD 141.40
More Info
Copenhagen Card
700 Reviews
from USD 62.69
More Info
from USD 29.85
More Info
Reviews (979)
Filter reviews
650 results
Traveller rating
496
132
17
3
2
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
496
132
17
3
2
Show reviews that mention
All reviews islamic art free museum private museum miniature paintings beautiful pieces beautiful things wonderful museum rosenborg castle well worth the visit rainy day tablet furniture information exhibits calligraphy century exhibition
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 650 reviews
Reviewed yesterday

This is a free museum, located at walking distance from Norreport Metro Station. David's Sammling contains rare pieces of Muslim art and provides an in-depth glance to the propagation and history of the rise and expansion of the Muslim world.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank surajitpathak
Reviewed 3 days ago

Great artifacts. Excellent use of technology (RFID tablets free to use throughout the museum). Great storytelling from one artifact to the other.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank mohbaban
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fine Museum, with a fine collection of Islamic arts. But I wouldn't call it family friendly, security is tight and on your tail if you got small ones with you. Dont know if that was Davids original idea after exploring the world, and then make...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank fuba76
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We brought our teenagers. Good English audio guides. Large Islamic collection. Nice activity at night since it gets dark so early in November.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank kimmerc2018
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If someone had told me I’d enjoy looking at a gallery full of Islamic art, I probably wouldn’t have believed them. But there were some stunning pieces. Staff were really friendly and helpful and on top of all that the place is free to enter.

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Bjorn_Hansen_TheDane
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Amazing collection in this beautiful gallery/museum. Free admission. Helpful staff. Worth borrowing the tablet guide from Reception to get more info about the objects.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Ralph L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A house full of art work with a free entance. Lovely but quite dark : no or few windows (probably so that day lignt would not damage the art works!)

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank wendyoda
Reviewed 11 December 2018

You could spend hours and hours on the top two floors alone, and its free and its all high tech with the info on an ipad in English - top marks

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Chris_and_Marian2012
Reviewed 29 November 2018

Thie David Collection is housed in the building once occupied by the museum's founder, barrister and businessman, Christian Ludwig David (who died in 1960), and a neighbouring building that was subsequently acquired. They were comprehensively renovated to purpose between 2005 and 2009 such that all...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank westy54
Reviewed 27 November 2018

In each European capital, collectors offer their legacy to the city. Here you have many collections. That's worth going out of your way to see this house.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 720christophed
View more reviews
Nearby
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
Nearby HotelsSee all 120 nearby hotels
Hotel Christian IV
787 reviews
.08 km away
Wakeup Copenhagen, Borgergade
3,164 reviews
.19 km away
Phoenix Copenhagen
129 reviews
.43 km away
Hotel d'Angleterre
917 reviews
.43 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 2,940 nearby restaurants
Che Fe
542 reviews
.19 km away
Restaurant Koefoed
633 reviews
.23 km away
Sticks'n'Sushi
232 reviews
.18 km away
Gasoline Grill
359 reviews
.20 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 974 nearby attractions
Kongens Have
557 reviews
.24 km away
Magic Ice Copenhagen
8 reviews
.15 km away
Galleri A. Lang
5 reviews
.30 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Isabelle B
29 November 2016|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
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
1
Vote
Google Translation
Kanishk M
17 September 2016|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
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
1
Vote
jclemm2015
27 August 2016|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
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
0
Votes
Google Translation