Sulabh International Museum of Toilets
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Fri, 11/02/2012 - 08:00
A curious and uncommon New Delhi attraction, which has the potential of increasing your knowledge and at the same time can make you smile regarding the history of a basic need is the Sulabh International Museum of Toilets. From the ancient toilets and hygiene gear from early 2,500 BC to the modern toilet of the stars or the incredible additions of the royal families, this rare museum will amaze you with all its exponents.
The Sulabh International Museum is located in New Delhi, India. It was created with the purpose of educating and providing information about the historical trends, designs, materials and technology of the past and present. This peculiar place dedicated to one of our basic needs also means to help understand, help improve and raise the standards when it comes to sanitation, health and hygiene. Established by the Sulabs International Social Service Organization, the only national and international acclaimed agency working in the sanitation sector, the museum of toilets displays a chronological evolution and not just objects of historical, scientific or cultural interest from all over the world.
Read the history and find out facts that will not be pointed out anywhere else in the world. Smile at the pictures with funny images or toilet related messages, learn about the social customs and toilette etiquette and take part in the demonstrations of environmentally friendly water collection and treatment. Take a one on one tour, witness the exhibits of toilet furniture, chamber pots or bidets and have a laugh while you take notice of the poems and odes dedicated to “one of the best things in life”.
Starting with Ancient Egypt and the public toilets of the Roman Empire to distinctions between the separate genders which occurred for the first time in Paris, the images and detail of presentation will improve your knowledge and offer you an insight to a subject that is usually elegantly avoided.
Observe the 1859 golden toilet of Queen Victoria and compare its shine to the costliest one or to the oldest flushed type toilet discovered in the Persian Golf. Feel impressed with the expensive star toilet of Jennifer Lopez, a trendy statement of image received as a present and take a picture on the “throne” of the prestigious French “Sun King”, Louis the XIVth.
Feed your curiosity, witness the grand collection and purchase one of the funny toilet related souvenirs in the simply unique International Museum of Toilets. Educate yourself to promote hygiene and enjoy disclosing a taboo subject in the weird and exclusive Sulabh International Museum of Toilets.