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TOTO Museum

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Interesting, if you happen to love bathroom fixtures (as I do)

I thought this was going to be a history of toilets through the ages, but it's the historical... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2018
Wellington, New Zealand
Japanese toilet evolution

Cool and interesting museum exhibits Japanese and world toilet evolution. Display new technology of... read more

Reviewed 29 May 2018
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TOTO Ltd. was founded in 1917.When sewage systems did not yet exist in Japan,the company began manufacturing flush toilets and other sanitary ware to promote public health and cultural lifestyles. Further advancement in plumbing equipment...more
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2-1-1 Nakashima, Kokurakita-ku, Kitakyushu 802-8601, Fukuoka Prefecture
+81 93-951-2534
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Reviewed 20 August 2018

I thought this was going to be a history of toilets through the ages, but it's the historical museum of the biggest bathroom whiteware manufacturer in Asia. If you know about Japanese toilets, that's enough anyway. I don't have a smart phone, which is the...More

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Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

Cool and interesting museum exhibits Japanese and world toilet evolution. Display new technology of Japanese toilet system. Free entry, but quite far from monorail station. Museum is on 2nd floor, while 1st floor is a showroom. Modern architecture with green building system.

Thank Mollymoon_26
Reviewed 22 November 2017

Oh Dear do not miss this place! A History of Japanese Plumbing over the last one hundred years. Beautifully laid out, a bright and light space. All of the factory's output is here on display plus ceramics and porcelains. Lots of kitchen fittings as well...More

2  Thank Alan S
Reviewed 10 August 2017

There is history of toilet you never know. Museum contains company's history and wear stone and they show them from their biginning with original product.

Thank miyanof
Reviewed 18 November 2016

Day trip from Fukuoka to the infamous TOTO museum. TOTO makes the Japanese heated, multiple cleaning, can't figure out the controls, but did I say they had heated seats. That intrigued my wife and I when we heard they had a museum! It exceeded all...More

1  Thank MJonesPE
Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

A good rainy day museum visit, it was actually quite interesting to read about the evolution of plumbing through the ages, and to learn about the way Japanese technology has responded to the needs of consumers. Some hilarious things inside also, worth a visit for...More

Thank Al W
Reviewed 8 May 2016

The first floor is a showroom where they sell Toto products, the museum is on the second floor. There is a lot of information there, but if you bring your smartphone or tablet, you can get a translation of all the information using a QR...More

3  Thank aregma
Reviewed 29 March 2016 via mobile

Surprisingly interesting. Toilets and bathroom/kitchen plumbing over the ages. Enough English info to get the gist. Whilst a Japanese history, surprisingly similar to my memories of how plumbing has changed over my lifetime. I only wish we had the same level of high tech toilets...More

1  Thank linbinpin
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Ella C
11 September 2017|
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Response from miyanof | Reviewed this property |
You shoud spend at toto musium at least 1 hour or more if you never had a chance such kind of musium before I'm sure you enjoy!
3 August 2017|
Response from ETflyer | Reviewed this property |
The museum has no cafe. You'll find some restaurants within 10 - 15 minutes walk distance.
3 August 2017|
Response from jenihalliday |
What is the best way to get there from Tokyo?