The University of Montana spectrUM Discovery Area is Missoula's hands-on science center dedicated to inspiring a culture of learning and discovery for all.

spectrUM is open in the new Missoula Public Library at 455 East Main Street, Tuesday-Saturday 10am to 6pm.

We host guided activities at our Discovery Bench every Tuesday-Saturday from 2-6pm. Activities are free and open to the public. No registration required.

Schedule and Weekly Themes:
  • January 18-20 open limited hours 
  • January 21-25 closed for installation of new Life on the Edge exhibition
  • Opening of Life on the Edge on January 26
  • January 27 Communities for Immunity special event 2 to 6pm
  • January 25-29: Astrobiology