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Sheboygan, Wisconsin: World's Most Artistic Bathrooms

Six bathrooms, each created by a different artist between 1999 and 2004, with names such as "Emptying and Filling," and "Tell Me Something I Don't Already Know ." They're real bathrooms, and men and women can use all six (as long as they're empty).

John Michael Kohler Arts Center

608 New York Ave., Sheboygan, WI
John Michael Kohler Arts Center. I-43 exit 126. Drive east on Hwy 23, which becomes Kohler Memorial Drive and then Erie Ave. Continue east to 7 St., turn right, and drive south four blocks. Turn left onto New York Ave. The entrance to the Arts Center is on the left, between 7th and 6th Sts.
Daily 10-4, limited hours sometimes. (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
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Art bathroom.

World's Most Artistic Bathrooms

Some museums allow you to take photos, others don't. Here you can take photos in the bathrooms, but not in the exhibit halls. How wacky is that?

[Jon Morgan, 10/10/2015]

Artistic bathroom.

World's Most Artistic Bathrooms

The bathrooms are great, but the whole art center is free and their collection is amazing! A lot of the pieces have "Roadside" value. There is also a space for kids to make art, a nice gift shop, and a cafe. You can also visit the bathroom of the opposite sex if you knock first and find it vacant.

[NK, 08/10/2014]
Artist-enhanced restrooms

The John Michael Kohler Art Center in downtown Sheboygan had different artists design the bathrooms when an addition was built. Each one is totally unique. Women can visit the men's room when given the OK, and vice versa. Really beautiful. The Center also houses works by visiting artists to the Kohler foundary - the same place the toilets and tubs are made! First built in the original Kohler homestead, part of which is still used for displays.

[Karin, 10/27/2002]

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