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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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I had heard about the Nationality Rooms at the University of Pittsburgh for years and finally was... read more

Reviewed 30 August 2017
Los Angeles, CA
Spend an afternoon touring the world

Unique experience. Tour it alone or pay $4 for the audio tour. I was glad I had the audio to guide... read more

Reviewed 25 August 2017
Annette H
Sebastian, Florida
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  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
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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 30 August 2017

I had heard about the Nationality Rooms at the University of Pittsburgh for years and finally was able to see a few. I got there at 3pm because I read they were open until 4:30. The audio tour option was over so I did my...More

Thank Jackbear
Reviewed 25 August 2017

Unique experience. Tour it alone or pay $4 for the audio tour. I was glad I had the audio to guide me through all of the nationality rooms. Well worth seeing.

Thank Annette H
Reviewed 20 August 2017

I don't want to over hype it and see you disappointed, but it was one of my favorite places I've ever visited. I wrote a massive review of the cathedral of learning and included my review of the nationality rooms there. That said, I don't...More

1  Thank Wtcbearum
Reviewed 16 August 2017

This audio tour cost just $4 and was worth every penny and more. Self guided tour of the wonderful classrooms decorated in the style of different countries. A really unique experience that I dont think you'd find anywhere else in the world.

Thank gemflanagan
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Elevator takes you to top, you can view entire Pittsburgh hills. Bottom floor kinds of dark (even with light on) but is big hall you can rest. Restroom on 1st floor.

Thank Ben R
Reviewed 5 August 2017

Each room is interesting and worth inspecting. I found it quiet when I visited, so it's a good place to go and get away from the buzz of the city.

Thank jugglerAndrew
Reviewed 31 July 2017

What a unique attraction. The Chinese room is just gorgeous. Some are more ornate than others, but they all have something to offer and they are worth a visit. Great way to learn a little about the nationalities that settled in the Pittsburgh area.

Thank dwaNtheATL
Reviewed 12 July 2017

This is in the middle of Pitt's campus and is a great place to see and learn about various nationalities. We have taken many people there over the years and everyone loves it. The architecture is beautiful too.

Thank Lorraine G
Reviewed 10 July 2017

We were running out of diversions during our week with the grandkids during their school break. At 16 & 12, a girl & a boy, would they be interested in seeing the Nationality Rooms since they are Canadian residents? We had done theater, sports, laser...More

1  Thank alswell1
Reviewed 7 July 2017

Reserve 1-2 hours for this, there is a lot of stuff to see. We went in July and about 1/3 of rooms were closed, though.

Thank vaclean
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Ann L
2 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
11 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.