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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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Glimpse of different nations

We’ve toured the Nationality rooms several times with friends and our younger kids. The... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
via mobile

What a great idea. I enjoyed peeking into open rooms. Excellent architecture and details. Get there... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Sheryl B
Bethesda, Maryland
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4200 5th Ave, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15260-0001
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We’ve toured the Nationality rooms several times with friends and our younger kids. The craftsmanship is remarkable and the rooms offer a glimpse into other cultures. A cool tour to take out of town guests on.

Thank lindsay0215
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a great idea. I enjoyed peeking into open rooms. Excellent architecture and details. Get there before 230 on the weekends if you want to get a key and do a tour. They are serious- 231 you will be turned away. 3rd floor is open...More

Thank Sheryl B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This building is in very nice locality of the Pittsburgh. One can spend good amount of time. You can go up to around 30th floor. You can have nice view of Pittsburgh. Most importantly, please see class rooms for Nations. Nationality rooms are great. It...More

Thank lakshminarasaiah
Reviewed 31 October 2017

Even during the week when classes are in session and the rooms are officially closed, you can see rooms when they have no classes, and some of the doors to the rooms are open when classes are in session. Wander around both floors for a...More

Thank Low75
Reviewed 30 October 2017

Very cool experience while visiting University of Pitt's campus. Located in the Cathedral of Learning, the Nationality Rooms are easily accessible and FREE, which is always good. The Cathedral of Learning is a marvel in itself - Harry Potter could have literally been filmed in...More

Thank MrsMiller318
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

Head over to the Pitt campus! Great architecture and head to the cathedral of learning to check out the nationality rooms. Go on the weekends so you can see all the rooms with limited use. Get there before 230pm as the 1st floor classrooms close....More

Thank WillIGoBack
Reviewed 9 October 2017

This was a great experience, and took us the better part of the morning. The rooms are located in the cathedral of learning. Each room will take about 10 minutes, and you will learn a few things about each country. The cost is minimal, and...More

Thank sobodad
Reviewed 21 September 2017

These are themed classrooms in the Cathedral of Learning on the Pitt Campus. Most of them are on the outside of the 1st floor but there are some more on the 3rd floor. When we were there around midday, about 1/2 of the classrooms had...More

Thank chitownsam
Reviewed 20 September 2017

These are so unique - if you have visited those countries, you know that the essence of the people is here. Best is that local immigrants groups planned and financed them. Thank you, Pittsburgh immigrants!

Thank Midwestadvocate
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Excellent way to see various cultures decorating styles. My favorite ceiling was of the Polish Room- looks like a duplicate of one in Wawel Castle in Krakow Poland...but all of the onces we saw were really nice! I'd visit again.

Thank Chuck42_43
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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 Carol1921 | Reviewed this property |
It is free unless you want a Cassette to take around and listen to what each room has to offer. I think it was about $4.00.