Preview a collection of images depicting zoo signs found around the world. The signs have been placed into several categories including natural history, interactive and sensitive subjects, to name a few. Please take a moment to explore the categories to gather new ideas for signs at your institution.
When signs within an exhibit are designed with a similar style and color, the exhibit has a cohesive feel.
Directional signs are designed to assist visitors in orientating around your facility.
Exhibit headers are used to introduce an area with bold graphics and creative images. These signs should draw visitors into an exhibit.
Animal Identification signs offer visitors basic animal information such as scientific name, niche, diet, range and life span.
Interactives allow visitors to get involved using their senses and/or an activity.
Natural History provides fun and interesting information that sparks visitors’ curiosity about wildlife.
Sensitive subject addresses topics that need careful phrasing.
Unique designs capture visitors attention through creative visuals.
Show times guide visitors to special daily programs.
Conservation messages inspire visitors toward action to conserve our wildlife and wild places.
Tips from zoo educators and experts about effective ways to make great, useful graphics for your facility.