They say the UK is a country of animal lovers and judging by what our visitors have drawn, it is most certainly true! Why use a standard Swiss Army knife when a friendly octopus can help you instead? Or why should we continue to burn fossil fuels when hamsters are happy to power devices for us?
We give our visitors the tools (colouring pencils and paper) to doodle down any ideas they have whilst in our Launchpad gallery.
Here’s a selection of animal-based inventions drawn up by some of our imaginative visitors. Click on any image to see bigger pictures.
Explainer Fact: The Museum has a large anatomical horse in the Veterinary section on the 5th floor