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The David Collection

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Indre By (Inner City)
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Address: Kronprinsessegade 30/32, Copenhagen 1306, Denmark
Phone Number: +45 33 73 49 49
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Tue 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wed 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thu - Sun 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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This is a real gem. The collection of Islamic art is pretty stunning, don't think I have ever seen such a great collection of this kind of art before. Really enjoyed it. There is... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a real gem. The collection of Islamic art is pretty stunning, don't think I have ever seen such a great collection of this kind of art before. Really enjoyed it. There is other types of collections are good and also worth a visit. Would recommend

Thank deukerens
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

If you are interested in middle eastern art, this is a really good collection. And it's the only FREE museum in Copenhagen that we found despite being told the new government had made the museums in Copenhagen free by a taxi driver. It is adjacent to Rosenberg Castle so plan on seeing them together.

Thank Mrsoftbretzel
London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Easy to find and polite staff when you get there. Free tablets to translate everything for you into English completely free of charge. Obviously having an interest in Islamic Art would be a plus otherwise it may seem a bit long winded to read through so much and see so many displays. I had a fabulous time here and would... More 

Thank Debbie H
Sofia, Bulgaria
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96 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is a really big and rich collection! One should visit it. A lot of objects and interesting - Muslim art and 18th century art. Amazing exibits.

Thank nik0la_84
Copenhagen, Denmark
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a wonderful World to enter - this private house filled with so much amazing art - you MUST visit

Thank Willer_no1
Geneva, Switzerland
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24 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

it is located in a nice building with few floors. Nicely put together, just the right size collection with enough variety that touches different subject.

Thank pilian23
Perth Australia
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16 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is one of the best museums I have ever visited. You need to allow some time to fully appreciate it. A must see for travellers with an interest in art history

Thank rjupp
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Some of the description seems to be wrong. That's why I have rated it 3 otherwise it could be 5. And the design of the museum is really bad. I was lost!!!

Thank aamir225khan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Free and near other attractions such as the botanical gardens and the rosenberg castle. Everything is in Danish so the ipad they give you to get the English version is necessary. Four floors that are quite dark inside but lovely collection.

Thank Gobinderjit K
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This museum was an unexpected and delightful surprise. I had not find it among Copenhagen's prime attractions when I googled for cultural spots but it is not to be missed. Dont be misled by descriptions of The David Collection as a "small" museum. Its collections, particularly of Islamic art, are extensive and reward your time and attention. The iPads that... More 

Thank sammeeha

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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 neighborhoods, are alive all year round with everything from jazz festivals to outdoor ice skating rinks and parachuting at the lakes right in the center of the city. This compact area boasts beautiful old castles, tranquil parks, and bustling squares where you can always find a bench to stretch out your legs whenever you need a break.