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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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Visit a Castle in Oakland

Walk back in time visiting the main area in the Cathedral. Visit these rooms to see what classrooms... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
markbF4840CV
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Interesting

rented a audio tour and key to go on our own and hear and see the country rooms. Found them to be... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Celeste S
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4200 5th Ave, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15260-0001
North Oakland
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Walk back in time visiting the main area in the Cathedral. Visit these rooms to see what classrooms looked like in other countries. There is a device that provides information about each room

Thank markbF4840CV
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Reviewed 1 week ago

rented a audio tour and key to go on our own and hear and see the country rooms. Found them to be very interesting to see the differences.

Thank Celeste S
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Cathedral of Learning is well worth a visit. See the reviews there too. There are so many rooms, you may not see them all. It takes longer than you might think.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My 9 year old daughter and I were not sure whether or not we should take time to drive here from downtown, but after talking with the lady at the welcome center, we decided to do it. We were not disappointed! The Cathedral of Learning...More

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Reviewed 9 June 2018

My husband went to Pitt for grad school but isn't a western PA native like me and never realized when he was a student that the Nationality Rooms existed. I saw the rooms on a field trip yrs ago and It was great to the...More

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Reviewed 8 June 2018

Fantastic nationality rooms in the Cathedral of Learning in Oakland. When we went there were people dressed according to the nationality. It was a great visit during the holiday season with special performances.

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Reviewed 8 June 2018

I took two reluctant teens to see the Nationality Rooms at Pitt. They were both impressed and enjoyed the visit. This is worth a stop.

1  Thank Charles_TA_1
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Reviewed 2 June 2018

Very inspiring, enjoyed walking around to see classrooms that I never have seen before. Go there when it's less crowded.

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Reviewed 14 May 2018

Long awaited visit finally accomplished. Found the audio tour to be very valuable and worthwhile. However experience was marred by tour groups whose guides rudely interrupted our time in rooms by beginning their lecture while we were still listening to the audio tape. Perhaps tour...More

2  Thank wilson6109
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Reviewed 12 April 2018

Went here because some other tourists recommended it. Very glad we took the (short) bus ride from downtown to Oakland to go here. The rooms are impressive and well-preserved. $4 each for a key to the locked first-floor rooms -- there are more rooms on...More

Thank John B
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6 March 2018|
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Response from cuchinasafe | Reviewed this property |
I highly recommend another hidden secret of Pittsburgh. For 30 years I have taken visitors to the Nationality rooms and no one was ever disappointed. I recommend contacting them about their policy on pets.
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Ann L
2 January 2017|
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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
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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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