• Earth model
    Engage in an activity that’s equal parts scavenger hunt and science education.
  • Model at sunset
    Head North for an out-of-this-world adventure!
  • Jupiter Model
    Get a sense of the scope of our solar system and the vast distance between planets.

Ready to travel the solar system from the comfort of your car?

Experience the Maine Solar System Model, the largest 3-D scale model of the solar system in the western hemisphere. Established by the University of Maine at Presque Isle and the northern Maine community, this model extends for nearly 100 miles along U.S. Route 1, from the Sun at UMPI to the dwarf planet Eris in Topsfield.

Website design made possible by a grant from the Maine Office of Tourism

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