Davids Samling, Copenhagen
About Davids Samling, Copenhagen
Davids Samling, Copenhagen - Address, Phone Number
Address: Kronprinsessegade 30, 1306 Copenhagen K, Denmark
Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
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Consisting of the private collection of C. L. David- a Danish lawyer, art collector and business man, the The David Collection is famous for showcasing Islamic art from 7th to 19th century along with a fabulous collection of eloquent European art including French and German porcelains artefacts and French, Danish and Dutch paintings (from 18th to 19th century) and modern Danish art that includes art pieces created by Danish artists between 1880 and 1950.
The Islamic art pieces draw it sources from all over the world – from Spain, China, Uzbekistan and Yemen among other places. The museum was established in 1948 and is housed in a neo-classical building that overlooks the gorgeous Rosenborg Castle Garden. After seeing the grand collection, do take time to admire the building itself with its parquet floors, coffered ceilings, walls covered in Douglas Fir and intricate woodwork.
- Sculptures, paintings, silverware, porcelain, furniture and ceramic artefacts.
Davids Samling Ticket Prices
- Admission to the place is free of cost.
Davids Samling Opening and Closing Hours
- The museum hosts many school classes on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, especially in the morning. For other hours, visit the official website.
How To reach Davids Samling by Public Transport
- By Metro/ Subway: Kongens Nytorv
- By Bus: St. Kongensgade (Dronningens Tværgade)
- By Taxi
- By renting a Bicycle.
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Money is clearly no problem for this museum. It is not really designed for the general visitors but for art needs. It could need some staff that is focussed on splendid communication to enlighten lay visitors.
Fantastic museum with the biggest islamic art collection in northern europe. They also have 20+ paintings of Denmark's best known painter Hammershøj. Go there. It's just beside Kings Garden.
Nice museum, it's free, it's full of things to see, a large collection about Islam art, and something more about Danish, English and France. If u are in Copenaghen, this is a place that u must visit.
Hidden gem and wonderful museum in Copenhagen. Admission's free, go and explore and get lost in the labyrinth of rooms and treasures.
A great museum, especially if you are interested in muslim history
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