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 10th

Discovery Bench: Sound
BrainLab: Taste Tests
Science Sprouts 11-12: Blood

Thursday, February 11th

Discovery Bench: Motion Pictures
BrainLab: Eye Dissections

Friday, February 12th

Discovery Bench: Geology
BrainLab: Brain Games

Saturday, February 13th

Discovery Bench: Physics of Optics
BrainLab: Biology of Optics


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.