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The David Collection

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Plenty of Islamic art for free

A house full of art work with a free entance. Lovely but quite dark : no or few windows (probably... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Chaumont-Gistoux, Belgium
Islamic Exhibition was excellent

You could spend hours and hours on the top two floors alone, and its free and its all high tech... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Great Dunmow, United Kingdom
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Kronprinsessegade 30, Copenhagen 1306, Denmark
Indre By (Inner City)
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Reviewed yesterday

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 3 days ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The museum is totally free. My sister and I spent hours in there and don't regret it. There's so much to see and beautiful. You're given a tablet so you can read in English the description of the different art. I loved it all. It...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank 608sukainaa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This museum is one of those "hidden" treasures you often hear about. It seems over shadowed by other art museums in Copenhagen but it contains an extraordinary collection of Islamic art that will draw you in to appreciate the exceptional creativity that followed the spread...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Steve A
Reviewed 8 November 2018

This really is a wonderful Museum. The Islamic Collection is stunningly beautiful. It’s rich and extensive. One can easily spend an hour here.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank sonomujo
Reviewed 8 November 2018

The David Collection is a hidden gem in Copenhagen. It houses the 8th largest collection of Islamic ceramics, textiles, rugs and prints in the world. A large portion of the collection was purchased wisely after the collectors death by a foundation that was set up...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Tuckertrip
Reviewed 30 October 2018

We were very cold and decided to take a look at this collection since it's free. WOW ! The islamic collection is impressive and very well explained as there is a free tablet in english that gives explanations. Do not hesitate to go there, even...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Catrabbit1980
Reviewed 29 October 2018

I had expected a small and modest museum since the entrance is free and it's not a place that others would advertise a lot (at least I can't find this museum being specially mentioned in my tourist brochure). Infact it's a rich museum, a perfect...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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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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