• A gallery with about 100 sq metres of open floor space.
• Electrical power – eight plug sockets.
• The exhibition must be supervised at all times when in use, preferably by staff accustomed to working in an interactive environment.
Reaction tester – Test your response to lights and sound. See if you react most quickly to the light or the buzzer.
Colour blindness – Look for the hidden numbers on a colour vision test.
3D pictures – Red and green pictures combined to make a 3D image.
Touch test – With your eyes closed you can attempt several different tasks. Find out how difficult it is to put a key in a lock, put a plug in a socket or dial your home phone number.
Peripheral vision – Find out what you can see to the side when you are looking straight ahead.
Stereo hearing – Listen to a radio through tubes of different lengths to find out how accurate your hearing is.
Feely boxes – Put your hand inside boxes to identify the mystery objects.
Skulls – Skulls of our close relatives. See if you can refit their jaws.
Smell table – Identify the mystery smells.
Eye iris – Watch your iris change as a light becomes brighter.
Hearing test – Listen to sound and test your hearing range. Children hear much higher notes than adults can.
Balance test – See how long you can balance. This requires a bit of practice.
After-image – Strange colours appear after staring hard at a picture.
Secret message – See if you can read the message. Coloured glasses give the game away!
Mirror drawing – Try copying a shape by looking at the original picture in a mirror. This is much harder than it first appears.
Delay phone – Record your voice and listen to the effect of delaying its playback.
Hot and cold – Touch different materials and find out why some feel colder.
Memory test – Follow patterns of lights and see how well you remember them.