The Nationality Rooms, Pittsburgh

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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 décor 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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  • We visited the first floor rooms. They were still decorated for Christmas and each different. We just wandered from room to room and didn't know there was a tape that told about the rooms. Very...  more »
  • I'm a retired college professor, and I'm not sure that I would want to teach in one of these rooms. Yes, they are small; probably very good for a seminar-type class. But, I'm looking at each one as....  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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