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1F For the splendid toilets around the world

This is where you can see the activities to spread and fund projects that spread public rest rooms in underdeveloped countries, which is a representative project promoted by the World Toilet Association (WTA), an international voluntary association.

  • Project to spread public rest rooms in Sichuan Province, China(before)-2008Project to spread public rest rooms in Sichuan Province, China(before)-2008
  • Project to spread public rest rooms in Ghana (before)-2008Project to spread public rest rooms in Ghana
    (before)-2008
  • Project to spread public rest rooms in Indonesia (before)-2008Project to spread public rest rooms in Indonesia
    (before)-2008
  • Project to spread public rest rooms in South Africa (before)-2008Project to spread public rest rooms in South Africa
    (before)-2008
  • Project to spread public rest rooms in South Africa -2008Project to spread public rest rooms in South Africa
    -2008
  • Project to spread public rest rooms in Sichuan Province, China(after)-2008Project to spread public rest rooms in Sichuan Province, China(after)-2008
  • Project to spread public rest rooms in Ghana (after)-2008Project to spread public rest rooms in Ghana
    (after)-2008
  • Project to spread public rest rooms in Indonesia (after)-2008Project to spread public rest rooms in Indonesia
    (after)-2008
  • Project to spread public rest rooms in South Africa (after)-2008Project to spread public rest rooms in South Africa
    (after)-2008

1F Conventional toilet and improvement project

The 'old and conventional rest rooms' of Suwon from the 1950s to the 1970s are displayed to help the visitors to easily understand them based on historical records.

  • Public rest room in Buksu-dong built under the Japanese rulePublic rest room in Buksu-dong built
    under the Japanese rule
  • Public rest room in Paldalro 1 ga(constructed on October 17, 1955)Public rest room in Paldalro 1 ga
    (constructed on October 17, 1955)
  • Public rest room in Maesanro 1 ga(constructed on December 26, 1952)Public rest room in Maesanro 1 ga
    (constructed on December 26, 1952)

1F Mecca of toilet culture movement, Suwon

This is where you can understand and experience rest room culture that began in Suwon from the late 1990s.

  • A Chosun Ilbo article published on September 18, 1996(Public rest room Just Like a Hotel rest room)A Chosun Ilbo article published on September 18, 1996
    (Public rest room Just Like a Hotel rest room)


  • Winner of the First Competition to Establish Advanced rest room Culture - slogan part (2000)Winner of the First Competition to Establish Advanced
    rest room Culture - slogan part (2000)
  • Firefly rest roomFirefly rest room
  • Completion ceremony of rest room with a good view (November 30, 1999)Completion ceremony of rest room with a good view
    (November 30, 1999)
  • Sign of public rest rooms of Suwon (selected from the 1999 competition Work created by Kim- Ji-seon, a student studying industrial design at Seonggyungwan University)Sign of public rest rooms of Suwon
    (selected from the 1999 competition Work created by Kim- Ji-seon, a student studying industrial design at Seonggyungwan University)
  • Winner of the Second Competition to Establish Advanced rest room Culture-cartoon part (2001)Winner of the Second Competition to Establish Advanced rest room Culture-cartoon part (2001)
  • Interior of the firefly rest roomInterior of the firefly rest room

1F Globalization of toilet culture movement

This is to see the process of global rest room cultural revolution beginning from the domestic rest room cultural campaign.

  • The First Korea-Japan rest room Forum (2000)The First Korea-Japan rest room Forum (2000)
  • Meeting of the World's rest room Representatives & International rest room Culture Expo (2002)Meeting of the World's rest room Representatives & International rest room Culture Expo (2002)
  • Foreign diplomats took a trip to Suwon rest rooms (April 3, 2007)Foreign diplomats took a trip to Suwon rest rooms
    (April 3, 2007)
  • Water flow-joining ceremony of the World Toilet Association (November 2007)Water flow-joining ceremony of the World Toilet Association (November 2007)
  • Meeting of the World's rest room Representatives (2001)Meeting of the World's rest room Representatives (2001)
  • The First meeting of the WTA organizing committee (May 1, 2006)The First meeting of the WTA organizing committee
    (May 1, 2006)
  • General Assembly to Establish the World Toilet Association (November 2007)General Assembly to Establish the World Toilet Association (November 2007)
  • Projects to spread public toilets in developing countries (May 2008)Projects to spread public toilets in developing countries
    (May 2008)

1F Interestin toilet story

This is where you can use pictograms to experience various toilet cultures of the world and enjoy interesting contents related to toilets.

  • Maewooteul(toilet used by kings of the Joseon Dynasty)Maewooteul(toilet used by kings of the Joseon Dynasty)
  • Unique and different toilets of the worldUnique and different toilets of the world
  • Unique and different toilets of the worldUnique and different toilets of the world
  • Unique and different toilets of the worldUnique and different toilets of the world
  • Unique and different toilets of the worldUnique and different toilets of the world

1F Toilet inside Mr. Toilet House

A rest room is located at the center of the house and you can see a very unique rest room location where the livelihood centers around.

  • Interesting toilet interiorInteresting toilet interior
  • Interesting toilet interiorInteresting toilet interior
  • Interesting toilet interiorInteresting toilet interior
  • Interesting toilet interiorInteresting toilet interior

2F Mr. Toilet and Mr. Toilet House

This is where you can appreciate the architectural beauty of Mr. Toilet House.

  • The stone of marker of Mr. Toilet HouseThe stone of marker of Mr. Toilet House
  • Mr. Toilet House seen from aboveMr. Toilet House seen from above
  • The rooftop of Mr. Toilet HouseThe rooftop of Mr. Toilet House
  • Sim Jae-Duck caricatureSim Jae-Duck caricature
  • Mr. Toilet House seen from the skyMr. Toilet House seen from the sky
  • Mr. Toilet House from the sideMr. Toilet House from the side
  • With family in the front yard of Mr. Toilet HouseWith family in the front yard of Mr. Toilet House

2F Life of Sim Jae-duck and his activities

The family of Sim Jae-duck has donated about 2,000 artifacts to the Suwon Museum and about 100 artifacts have been chosen for exhibition.

  • In memory of graduation from College of Agriculture, Seoul National University in 1963In memory of graduation from College of Agriculture,
    Seoul National University in 1963
  • Filial trip to Suwon Hwaseong and Suwon Cultural Center in 1996Filial trip to Suwon Hwaseong and
    Suwon Cultural Center in 1996
  • With students of Suwon Agriculture High School in 1965With students of
    Suwon Agriculture High School in 1965

2F In memory of Mr. Toilet

This is an exhibition hall where you can see his passionate life-changing story Gaeddong-yi to Mr. Toilet.

  • MemoirMemoir
  • ParentsParents
  • In search of the Shilleuksa TempleIn search of the Shilleuksa Temple
  • Mr. Toilet movieMr. Toilet movie
  • House of his birth in Jangan-dongHouse of his birth in Jangan-dong
  • Before graduationBefore graduation
  • Mr. Toilet movieMr. Toilet movie
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