Inaugurated in 1992, the museum houses a collection of toilet seats from different eras. “It is indeed a very unusual museum as it’s the only one of its kind in the world. A highlight of the museum is the replica of the throne of King Louis the XIV. The king is believed to have used this to defecate while conducting court sessions,” says Dr Bindeshwar Pathak, founder of the NGO Sulabh International, who has conceptualised the museum.
The list features nine other museums from across the world. “Research by our team resulted in this list. We have been curating content related to travel for the past 13 years,” says Varun Chadha of Journeymart.com. “The museums are being called weird in a fun way. Each museum is unique and can’t be compared to one another. Interestingly, though Delhi houses this museum, the ratio of a person to a toilet is really low here,” adds Chadha.
Also on the top 10 listThe Witch Museum, SalemThe International Spy Museum, Washington DC Celebrity Lingerie Hall of Fame, Los AngelesCelebrity Hair Museum, MissouriThe Chocolate Museum, Cologne, Germany