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The Nationality Rooms

4200 5th Ave, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15260-0001
+1 412-624-6000
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So ,much to see and so little time

I have been here a couple of times and the quality of the program depends on your guide. I went... read more

Reviewed 12 May 2017
Susan W
Cranberry Township, Pennsylvania
Why We Came to Pittsburgh

After a friend showed me her photos of the Nationality Rooms, I knew that I had to make this my #1... read more

Reviewed 29 April 2017
New York
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4200 5th Ave, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15260-0001
North Oakland
+1 412-624-6000
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Reviewed 12 May 2017

I have been here a couple of times and the quality of the program depends on your guide. I went there with a school group. One guide was very good and we saw a lot and another guide was boring and talked way too much...More

Thank Susan W
Reviewed 29 April 2017

After a friend showed me her photos of the Nationality Rooms, I knew that I had to make this my #1 visit in Pittsburgh, & I was not disappointed. Unique & fascinating decor in each of the rooms & how cool that they're free &...More

Thank BaliloverNewYork
Reviewed 21 April 2017

Each room is quite small, has a lot of interesting artwork from the respective country. Nice wooden furniture and seating arrangement, to accommodate a small class. A chalk board cleverly hidden behind an artwork panel. Some of the rooms I saw were - the Turkish...More

Thank vacation-wallah
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Housed in the cathedral of Learning on the campus of the University of Pittsburgh. The classroom represent countries from around the world and are beautifully constructed, each one unique in itself. I would recommend scheduling a tour, as some of the rooms are not accessible...More

Thank Carolyn B
Reviewed 14 April 2017

So detailed and a great experience. Furniture and artifacts from each country. Learned a lot and very interesting. Had each room to ourselves on a Saturday morning.

Thank scoochy12
Reviewed 13 April 2017

I just mentioned these in my review of the Cathedral of Learning. These rooms are fascinating, decorated to reflect each nationality that sponsors the rooms. Active classrooms with history and culture. The England room is decorated with wood paneling from the parliament when it had...More

Thank Christine P
Reviewed 10 April 2017

The Nationality Rooms in Pitt's Cathedral of Learning are excellent examples of the unique architecture and culture of the country that they represent. The workmanship in the rooms is impressive. Two types of tours are available. Self guided audio tour for small groups or a...More

Thank BobKPgh
Reviewed 15 March 2017

A must visit for locals and tourist alike on the ground floor of the cathedral of learning in the heart of Oakland

Thank Harold G
Reviewed 28 February 2017

An expensive way to see cultural aspects of various ethnic groups to the Pittsburgh scene. The Nationality Rooms are classrooms in the University of Pittsburgh's "Cathedral of Learning," which were decorated by various ethnic groups in the city. Each room is set up to be...More

Thank charlie1939
Reviewed 24 February 2017

I love walking through the Cathedral of Learning on the University of Pittsburgh's campus. It feels like you are walking into another age. The rooms are gorgeous and unique. Don't forget your camera!

Thank nelinaraeann
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Ann L
3 January 2017|
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Response from Norb K |
Yes, and use the entrance off of 5th Avenue to avoid steps. Elevators are available to use. I had a professor who used a wheelchair to teach and we used different class rooms in the building. There is public parking off... More
12 November 2016|
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Response from 439dee | Reviewed this property |
Free. Stop in gift shop for an outline or map of the rooms. Helpful guide. We went when classes weren't in session, early May.