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The David Collection

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Stunning collection ...

This museum is one of those "hidden" treasures you often hear about. It seems over shadowed by... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Steve A
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Bath, Maine
Impressive Collection of Islamic Art

This really is a wonderful Museum. The Islamic Collection is stunningly beautiful. It’s rich and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
sonomujo
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Brussels
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Reviewed 3 days 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

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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank sonomujo
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

1  Thank Tuckertrip
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank Catrabbit1980
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank Zeppelin0
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

have to say this is a cracking wee museum. The Islamic art is fabulous, well displayed with tonnes of information... and in fact there is far far too much to see if you open the drawers! Staff helpful and there are Ipads to do the...More

Thank Neil_HD_50
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The David Collection is not only rich in comtent but so excellently organised and the items so besutifully presented that this alone might be worth the visit. Whether you have a profound knowledge og islamic art or know absolutely nothing about it, you are sure...More

Thank Henrik C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are into arts and history even just for a little bit, you will like this place. It toke me more time then I expected. There are almost no people around so you could sit and appreciate it as long as you like. Relax...More

Thank Gabriele J
Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

The David Collection is a museum in Copenhagen near the Rosenborg Castle. The museum is free to enter and specialises in Islamic art and all unusual themed presentation - hippy trail fro example. Well worth a visit.

Thank FrequentFlier756853
Reviewed 2 October 2018

The Islamic Arts exhibition is over 2 floors and is stunning. They also had an exhibition on The Hippy Run which had some beautiful photographs on display. Recommended to spend c. one hour here. The gallery is also opposite a lovely park and close to...More

1  Thank Emma W
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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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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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