Delhi's International Museum of Toilet in Time's 10 weirdest museums listTop Stories

May 21, 2014 11:43
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Country's capital city, New Delhi, has been bagging international headlines and making new records, of course for bizarre reasons.

First, it cinched the numero uno slot for being the most polluted city in the world and now it's back to making news for it's oddball museum dedicated to guess what? Toilets! Can you believe that?

It's true! The  Delhi-based Sulabh International Museum of Toilets  has been ranked by the Time's magazine as one of world's top ten weirdest museums. The list was published last Sunday in honor of International Museum Day to celebrate museums that are anything but mundane.

So, if you have ever wanted to learn about the entire evolution of toilets throughout human history, then this is the museum to go. This one-of-its-kind-of a place traces the history of lavatories for the past 4,500 years. Here you can find every kind of toilets — from simple chamber pots to elaborately decorated Victorian toilet seats —  in this museum.

Phallological Museum located in Reykjavik, Iceland tops the list followed by the Museum of Bard Art in Massachusetts, US in close second. Sulabh International Museum of Toilets ranked at the third position.

Other museums to feature in the list are:
1. The Museum of Broken Relationships, Zagreb in Croatia

2. Momofuku Ando Instant Ramen Museum (Osaka, Japan)

3. International Cryptozoology Museum (Portland, Maine)

4. Meguro Parasitological Museum (Tokyo)

5. Museum of Medieval Torture Instruments in Amsterdam, Netherlands

6. Kansas Barbed Wire Museum at La Crosse in Kansas, USA

AW: Suchorita Coudhury

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