Museum Signs Part 2

This gallery presents the collection of photos submitted for the World Of Signage Photo Contest by the readers of Smashing Magazine. We received over 2,500+ photos from our readers across the globe, and present a selection of the most interesting photos in the overview below.

The topic of this gallery is Museum signs, i.e. signs that express names of museums and give directions for exhibits in number of creative ways. Please notice: each photo has a certain license, provided in the description of the photo. Before using the images for private or commercial projects, make sure that the license allows you to do so. Also, you can click on the photos for a larger preview.

Please feel free to take a look at other submissions as well (links to other galleries are listed in the end of this gallery).

Museum / University / Theatre / Cinema Signs

Right hand side

Right hand side [ large preview ]
"Exit sign at Design Museum London" Photo taken by Kim Eriksson from Sweden.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - right-hand-side

This way to Tibidabo

This way to Tibidabo [ large preview ]
"Signage pointing to a museum of automata in the Tibidabo Amusement Park, Barcelona, Spain." Photo taken by Paul Galbraith from UK.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - this-way-to-tibidabo

Swiss Signs

Swiss Signs [ large preview ]
"Shot in “Verkehrshaus”, Luzern, Switzerland, a museum about transport and traffic." License: CC-SA. Photo taken by Jeroen Roos from the Netherlands.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - swiss-signs

Military Car

Military Car [ large preview ]
"A Picture of a military car in a museum." License: Creative Common Attribution License. Photo taken by Robert Hoppe from Germany.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - military-car

Double Exhibition

Double Exhibition [ large preview ]
"Window sign for an exhibition in Frankfurt." Photo taken by Pedro Sanoja from Spain.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - double-exhibition

Remix

Remix [ large preview ]
"Exhibition at the Biennale of Venice." Photo taken by Ilaria Consolaro from Italia.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - remix

Danger of Life

Danger of Life [ large preview ]
"Art Exhibition Installation sign." Photo taken by Toby Eglesfield from New Zealand.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - danger-of-life

O2 hell

O2 hell [ large preview ]
"Media art exhibition in munich a fews years ago, i saw this sign." Photo taken by Albert Augustin from Germany.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - o2-hell

Dry Off

Dry Off [ large preview ]
"Innovative bank of hand dryers at Pittsburgh Children’s Museum water play area." License: Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License. Photo taken by Chris Hiester from USA.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - dry-off

Glass Typography

Glass Typography [ large preview ]
"Taken at York University, Toronto, Ontario. Shot through the glass door of the art gallery." Photo taken by Chelms Varthoumlien from Canada.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - glass-typography

Ripley’s Moving Indeed

Ripley’s Moving Indeed [ large preview ]
"Taken at Niagara Falls of the Ripley’s Moving Theatre." Photo taken by Chelms Varthoumlien from Canada.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - ripleys-moving-indeed

Streets Signs in Barcelona

Streets Signs in Barcelona [ large preview ]
"Cinema screen photography taken in a proyetion of a helvetica documentary in DHUB." Photo taken by Pedro Sanoja from Spain.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - streets-signs-in-barcelona

Salavip

Salavip [ large preview ]
"Writing on the concrete wall of Casa da Musica in Lisbon." Photo taken by Ilaria Consolaro from Italia.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - salavip

Standing Broad Jump

Standing Broad Jump [ large preview ]
"The standing broad jump fitness test mat has the target distances stated on it to facilitate training." Licensed: Please seek approval from me before using this image. Photo taken by Thivy from Singapore.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - standing-broad-jump

This Way To Mudam

This Way To Mudam [ large preview ]
"A sign pointing out the direction to the Mudam museum in Luxembourg." License: All Rights Reserved. Photo taken by Cornelius Dorgan from Luxembourg.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - this-way-to-mudam

Ecole nationale 1

Ecole nationale 1 [ large preview ]
"This photo is of a local college for administration arts, it is the exterior entrance to the building (Montreal, Quebec)." Photo taken by Tara Dupuis from Canada.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - ecole-nationale-1

Embossed Keep Off The Grass

Embossed Keep Off The Grass [ large preview ]
"A signage that reminds people not to step on the green grass." Photo taken by Emalin Choi from Philippines.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - embossed-keep-off-the-grass

A Korean Wall

A Korean Wall [ large preview ]
"This photo was shot at the Shanghai World Expo. It is a side shot of the South Korea Pavilion." Photo taken by Boris Henriot from USA.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - a-korean-wall

Norte

Norte [ large preview ]
"Indication on the wall of Casa da Musica in Lisbon." Photo taken by Ilaria Consolaro from Italia.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - norte

Mozart’s University

Mozart’s University [ large preview ]
"Waiting for the departure for the Sound of Music Tour in Salzburg, I had eaten in a small diner. I had noticed all these young people with instrument cases congregating in this small eatery. As I finished and went out through another exit, I found out that it was the University of Mozart and all those were music students." Photo taken by Michael Dave Dizon from Canada.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - mozarts-university

BarbicanArt

BarbicanArt [ large preview ]
"The best place, and the best light, in London." Photo taken by Daniel Gray from UK.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - barbicanart

Bald Mountain Museum

Bald Mountain Museum [ large preview ]
"Inscription on the wall in the Museum in Monastery on Bald Mountain (Poland)." Photo taken by Magdalena Kuczaba from Poland.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - bald-mountain-museum

Temenos

Temenos [ large preview ]
"Information sign about a sculpture." Licensed: License None. Photo taken by Eddie Youll from England.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - temenos

Temenos1

Temenos1 [ large preview ]
"Picture of the above mentioned sculpture, just so you can see what sign is about." Licensed: License None. Photo taken by Eddie Youll from England.

Wayfinding and Typographic Signs - temenos1

Thank you!

Thanks to all participants for taking their time for preparing and sending submissions for the contest and creating a unique and diversified gallery presented above. We truly appreciate and respect your efforts and your time, folks!

Further Galleries

You may want to take a look at other contest galleries, too:

Katrín Svana Eyþórsdóttir is a media artist and designer from Iceland. You can follow her on twitter.

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    Casa da Musica is not in Lisbon. It is in Portugal indeed but in Oporto.

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