Museum of Chamber pots and Toilets, Prague

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Around 2,000 exhibits from between the 15th century and the present day are on display at Prague's unique Museum of Chamber pots and Toilets. It focuses mainly on the historical development of personal hygiene items. Among the unique objects are the chamber pots for Napoleon Bonaparte, the Lincoln Bedroom at the White House, the Titanic, the Chinese Emperor Qianlong, countess Mathilda Nostitz, one from pure silver and an earthen medieval piece from the Netherlands. In addition to historical chamber pots, toilets and their seats, you will find toilet paper, flushers, paintings, postcards, curios and other small items for personal hygiene, including Baroque flea traps. On display are female Bourdaloue chamber pots, potties playing a tune, French wedding pots and caganer figurines from Spanish cribs. The collection is the largest in the world! It is located just 450 meters from the Old Town Square.
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  • Desperate to use the toilet and it was pouring down with rain when we came across this. It was a huge joke with the kids as I was busting to go so we went in here for a laugh and and asked if there wa...  more »
  • Its not easy to find among the streets of the old town, but if you find-enjoy. A collection of really terrific, and there are real pots among the artworks and historical curiosities. Among the exhibits is not easy to navigate, but still impressed the most remarkable.
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  • I just saw the museum as I walked down the street and popped in. The owner was extremely nice, and they have many interesting toilet artifacts that are really unusual and interesting, even if you didn...  more »
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  • Full of toilets but the opposite of crappy. Best museum we visited in Prague, really good value and full of surprisingly interesting information. If you are a toilet user/enthusiast, it's worth a visit.
  • Fantastic, and very amusing museum with lots of information. A great random thing to do in Prague.
  • Thrilling. A wild ride through the history of the porcelain throne. Definitely worth your time.
  • Moved to different location, meanwhile it's closed.
  • Just a quick stop to funny blah admission 150 Ko LUN (students 100) at 6:00 p.m. on weekdays and weekends I'm! You can vary the Guidebook in English!
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