TOTO, the official sponsor of RWC 2019, is a manufacturer of toilets in Japan. Japanese toilets are unlike most other toilets in the world. With features such as the “washlet”, warm water which cleanses the butt, they are particularly impressive to tourists. In order to be an expert on the “Washlet”, it is essential to visit the museum of the company that invented it!
Exhibition Room 1
Getting to Kokura from Fukuoka City is convenient by Shinkansen（about 15mins). Then simply get the bus from Kokura Station to Kibune-machi bus stop for the museum. The museum provides pamphlets in 11 languages if you scan the QR code with your smartphone and also has an audio guidance service in English.
Exhibition Room 2
Since the plumbing equipment such as toilet is essentially at the center of our everyday lives, whether in society, public places or at home, it’s quite exciting to actually learn more about it. Discover the history of the evolution of public toilets and visit galleries including plumbing equipments of the world.