Academic/Other Campus Department Options
Please contact academic/other departments for specific information regarding departmental tours.
- AEWC – Advanced Structures & Composites Center
AEWC building, Groups of 20 or fewer. No cost. Need to provide information about students who are taking this tour. Contact Karen Foley at firstname.lastname@example.org or (207)581-2123. Website: www.aewc.umaine.edu
- Foster Center for Student Innovation
Hilltop area of campus, weekdays, 8am – 5pm, Free, Groups of 40 or fewer. Hands on activities are available with one weeks notice. Contact us at (207) 581-1454 to set up a tour. More information at www.umaine.edu/innovation.
- Hudson Museum
Located in the Collins Center for the Arts. Open Monday to Friday 9:00 to 4:00; Saturdays 11:00 to 4:00. Guided tours and Gallery Programs for learners of all ages. Fee for programs. Fieldtrip grants for school groups available by application. Website: www.umaine.edu/hudsonmuseum
- Lyle E. Littlefield Ornamental Garden
Rangeley Road, begins end of May, groups of up to 35, no cost. Due to high volume of visits, please call one week in advance to set up a tour, (207) 581-3112. Website: www.umaine.edu/lhc/ornamental.htm
- Maynard F. Jordan Planetarium
Located in Wingate Hall, Weekdays, 9am – 5pm, Groups of 45 or less, 30 minute show, Cost: $50 for full group. 1 hr. show is $75 or $3 per person, whichever is greater. Pay by cash, or check to the Jordan Planetarium. For more information call (207) 581-1341 or visit www.galaxymaine.com.
- Mainely Physics Road Show
‘Offroad’ version of the Department of Physics and Astronomy road show, Bennett Hall. All days 8am – 5pm depending on availability of lecture halls. Can accommodate groups from 10 to 200. Can split groups with other campus activities. Adjustable 1 to 1 1/2 hr duration. No cost, donations welcomed to cover expenses. Contact David Sturm at email@example.com. Website: www.physics.umaine.edu
- Page Farm & Home Museum
Located South of Memorial Union, (207) 581-4100. Website: www.umaine.edu/pagefarm (includes resources for teachers)
- Pulp and Paper Process Development Center
Jenness Hall, Groups of 20 or less, No cost. Need to provide information about visitors who are taking this tour. If students, please contact Faye Murray at 581-2297. If non-students, please contact Betty Ingraham at 581-2281. Website: www.umche.maine.edu/pilot
- Fogler Library
Tours of Fogler Library for school groups cover public service areas and the collection. Tours run from 30 minutes to an hour. Groups of 15-20. No cost. Reservations should be made at least two weeks in advance. Website: www.library.umaine.edu/circ/tours.htm
- Robotics Lab
225 Barrows Hall, Groups of 25 or fewer, No cost. Contact Rick Eason at (207) 581-2242.
- Roger Clapp Greenhouses
Behind Fogler Library, Groups of 15 or fewer, No cost. Due to high volume of visits, please call one week in advance to set up a tour, (207)581-3112. Website: http://umaine.edu/littlefieldgarden
- J.F. Witter Teaching and Research Facility
160 Witter Farm Road, Old Town, ME 04468. Must provide own transportation. Tours available by appointment on Tuesdays only, to schedule a tour please call (207)-581-2793, No cost. Website: http://umaine.edu/wittercenter/about/
- UMaine Museum of Art
40 Harlow Street, Bangor, Mon. – Sat., 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. For group tours contact Education Coordinator Gina Platt at (207) 561-3360.