The Best Museum You’ve Never Been to : The Sulabh International Museum of Toilets

We know ‘em, we love ‘em, we all use ‘em: Toilets. This museum in SulabhBhawan, India is filled with Toilets! If you’ve ever had a question about toilets, this is where you’re going to get your answer.

What You Should Know About the Sulabh International Museum of Toilets:

  • It was established by Dr. Bindeshwar Pathak in 1992.
  • It is a showcase of the development of the toilet system over the last five thousand years.
  • The museum is 100% free to visit.
  • The museum is very popular and receives visits from professionals in a variety of industries from all over the world.
  • The museum has been a huge part in raising awareness for proper sanitation and toilets around the world.
  • They are open every day, except for Indian holidays
  • The museum is broken into three sections: Ancient, Medieval, & Modern

What You Can Expect to See at the Sulabh International Museum of Toilets:

  • A lot of Toilets

A whole lot of toilets. This museum has hundreds of toilets and photographs of toilets from all over the world ranging from the third millennium B.C to toilets we are using today. Not only do they have toilets, but they also have bidets, urinals, and everything else in between.

  • Information on Sanitation

Now this museum isn’t all about looking at all the different types of devices that people once pooped in. While that alone is pretty awesome, the bigger purpose of this museum is to explore hygiene and sanitation through history and make awareness for where we still need to be improving sanitation in the world.




Still not sure if you want to visit? Check out this virtual tour!

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