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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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Fun tour

First time seeing the nationality rooms at Christmas. Those that were decorated festively were well... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Mbv9415
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Omaha, Nebraska
Fabulous whirlwind world tour

Our family thoroughly enjoyed the guided tour (highly recommend) of the Nationalities Rooms. We... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
FamiCLE
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Cleveland, Ohio
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4200 5th Ave, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15260-0001
North Oakland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First time seeing the nationality rooms at Christmas. Those that were decorated festively were well done. Please note that classes were in session, so some rooms were off limits. The guided tour wasn't available on the day we were there. Definitely recommend this for anyone...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our family thoroughly enjoyed the guided tour (highly recommend) of the Nationalities Rooms. We have never seen anything quite like it that provides such an interesting but compact tour of countries/cultures. It's well worth the about two hours it takes to tour and visit the...More

Thank FamiCLE
Reviewed 29 November 2017 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 22 November 2017 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 20 November 2017

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
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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
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sweetlou27
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.
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