The Nationality Rooms, Pittsburgh

4.7
Specialty Museum · Hidden Gem · Museum
A group of 29 classrooms comprise The Nationality Rooms, which depict the ethnic groups that built the city. These classrooms, which were donated by various groups, are part of the University of Pittsburgh's Cathedral of Learning and feature d├ęcor and furniture indicative of each culture. Ethnic groups represented include Austrian, Chinese, Scottish, Lithuanian, early American, Russian, Israeli and more. Although 27 of the classrooms are regularly in use, you can visit the unused classrooms to deepen your understanding of the city and its origins. Take a guided tour or choose to visit the site when it hosts a lecture, seminar, exhibit, or other event. Founded in 1926, these classrooms are a Pittsburgh History and Landmarks Foundation historical landmark. Plan to visit The Nationality Rooms and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Pittsburgh attractions using our Pittsburgh route planner.
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  • One gets to see the customs and cultures of other countries that are displayed in each of the rooms. One can tour the rooms alone and have a tour guide escort you. It is truly amazing to see each...  more »
  • Every Pittsburgher should go. Every visitor to our beautiful city should make time for this unique ... museum/set of classrooms/historical center/architectural wonder.  more »
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  • We really enjoyed visiting the Nationality Rooms! Definately worth stopping by. The cathedral is absolutely beautiful!
  • One the unique places that I visited in Pittsburgh. I encourage you to visit it.

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