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:
  • May 24-28: Astronomy
  • May 31-June 4: Geology and Fossils
  • June 7-11: Engineering
  • June 14-18: Chemical Reactions
  • June 21-25: Anatomy
  • June 28-July 2: Forensics

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