The EEC is open 8.30am to 4.30pm, Monday to Friday (excluding public holidays). With prior arrangement, evening or weekend visits can also be accommodated.
Admission to the EEC is free. A range of resources is also available at no cost.
Length of visit
A standard group visit to the EEC lasts 1.5 hours. Visits can also be varied to suit a specific group’s requirements.
Primary school students
The maximum group size is 40 students. Two groups can be accommodated at the same time (maximum 80 students in total), rotating through different rooms with their own presenter.
Secondary school students and adult groups
The maximum group size is 35 students. Two groups can be accommodated at the same time (maximum 70 students in total), rotating through different rooms with their own presenter.
All staff working at the EEC have a valid Working With Children card.
EEC staff are with the students at all times, in conjunction with supervisors and accompanying adults. The following supervision ratios are suggested:
- Year 5-7 students, 1 supervisor to 10 students
- Year 8-12 students, 1 supervisor to 15 students.
Please note that duty of care is the responsibility of the accompanying teachers or group leaders.