Check out the slideshow of 4 items below:

  • Slide Title: spectrUM is nationally recognized for its collaborative work on the Flathead Reservation.
  • Slide Title: splash, play, and learn about the Clark Fork River Slide Caption: Explore the IoE Large River Ecosystems exhibit.
  • Slide Title: Experience cutting-edge neuroscience research in the BrainLab.
  • Slide Title: Call TODAY to book your birthday party!

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

This week at spectrUM

Wednesday, February 3rd

Discovery Bench: Chromatography
BrainLab: Neurons
Science Sprouts 11-12 Teeth and Bones

Thursday, February 4th

Discovery Bench: Astrobiology
BrainLab: Brains - Protect 'Em!!

Friday, February 5th

Discovery Bench: Jitterbugs
BrainLab: Candy DNA

Saturday, February 6th

Discovery Bench: Fractals
BrainLab: Savvy Smells


School's Out Camps

spectrUM Camp Program

When school is out, spectrUM is in!  Enroll your child in spectUM's No School Camps.
Also check out our Spring Break Camps.
And now, check out spectrUM's Summer Camps.

Wild Wildlife Camp February 15th

cartoon owl

Calling all animal enthusiasts!  Learn all about what it takes to be a wildlife biologist.  Examine animal behavior, explore animal x-rays, and get to know some special and unique animal guests.  Gather information and design a habitat for your favorite animal!

Sponsor the UM Brain Bee

brain bee group of kids

We are looking for financial support for the UM Brain Bee Competition for High School students. Competition day is Saturday, February 27, 2016. We are still in need of money to send our winner and a chaperone to the National competition in Maryland.