Set at the Darling Marine Center in Walpole, Maine, The Darling Marine Center Open House offers an overview of the Marine Science Program, a tour of the facilities and an opportunity to meet faculty and current students. During your visit, you will explore the research base of many UMaine marine science faculty and tour where our students spend their UMaine semester at sea.


1 – 2 p.m. Welcome and Program Overview at Brooke Hall

2 – 3 p.m. Facility Tour depart from Brooke Hall

3 – 3:30 p.m. Wrap-up & Adjournment at Brooke Hall

Directions & Parking

193 Clarks Cove Road
Walpole, Maine 04573

For specific directions to the Darling Marine Center, visit

Additional directional signs will be posted at the entrance of the Darling Marine Center leading to the Parking Area and Brooke Hall.

Frequently Asked Questions

What time should I arrive at the Darling Marine Center?

Plan on arriving by 12:45 p.m. to allow time for parking and check-in.

What should I wear?

Be sure to wear comfortable shoes and weather appropriate gear. Please let us know when you register if you will need special accommodations as the program includes walking tours around campus.

What if there is inclement weather?

If inclement weather is expected, please call 207.581.3136 for possible program cancellation. You may also call this number on the day of the event for further information or assistance.

Where can I get more information on the program and facility?

For more information about the Marine Science Program, visit

For more information about the Darling Marine Center, visit

Need additional assistance?

For further assistance, please call the Admissions Office at 207.581.1561 or email

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