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Nice way to spend an hour or two

The nationality-themed classrooms are beautiful and informative. The first floor classrooms are... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Brian B
Marion, Ohio

Went through on a recent college tour and it is breath taking. Lots of students hanging out, but... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Fort Washington, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The nationality-themed classrooms are beautiful and informative. The first floor classrooms are available through the $4 per person tour, but it is worth it, as it comes with a digital audio guide. The third floor classrooms are open without charge, but these are more recent...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Went through on a recent college tour and it is breath taking. Lots of students hanging out, but there were enough small nooks where students could study without being interrupted.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So admittedly my grandson and I were here during the holiday break but so far as we could tell this is simply a high rise of U of P classrooms. Maybe I was missing something here ?

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Bilpo51
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When our hosts told us we were going to the Cathedral of Learning, I had no idea of what to expect. The building itself is beautiful, a truly inspiring place for learning and studying. The Nationality Rooms were an unexpected delight. The attention to detail...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank jvlseattle
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was quite impressed by this building! Many classes are held here and there are Nationality Rooms to tour. It is quite unique and the architecture is gorgeous. I got beautiful photos there!

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 January 2019 via mobile

It was a really nice experience, I went with my grandma and aunt and they enjoyed it. Lots of interesting history explained. Highly recommend the tour because that is where you get your facts from and was cheap. $4 per adult and $2 for children...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank kaitlynd945
Reviewed 1 January 2019

Gothic architecture that is amazing. The Nationality Rooms are amazing and educational and some of the best in the world. You feel like you are traveling the world without leaving the building. Christmas time is an especially great time to visit these rooms. When the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank JoeC2499
Reviewed 30 December 2018

A must see during your visit to Pittsburgh. Go to the highest floor by the main elevator and then look for the secret elector to the top floor for expansive views. I went Christmas time and the rooms were decorated beautifully.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 26 December 2018 via mobile

All rooms are worth to visit. Maybe boring to young kids. Definitely worth to take a quick visit if you have time. The Chinese room is horrible. They might get the idea from some old Chinatown restaurants.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank XiangC11
Reviewed 11 December 2018

A wonderful surprise. This Gothic Study Center is a masterpiece. We toured several of the "country" rooms which were decorated for the Christmas holidays in their particular tradition.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Nikki M
22 June 2018|
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Need to know if I can attain my GED at the Cathedral of learning.
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Response from kathie l | Reviewed this property |
The Cathedral is only open until 4 PM because it is used for classrooms. Never dinners. Weekends the vending machines are available but the food court is not open for hot meals.