Focused educational tours, tailored to the needs of your students are available at a time to suit your group. Study areas include: Art and Art History, Social History, Technology, and Tourism.

For Primary School


Programme options are designed to suit all styles and stages of learning.

‘Olveston’ is a historically preserved home, which allows endless opportunities for interactive learning and bringing the past to life. On arrival all students will take part in a ‘Highlights’ tour of Olveston Historic Home. Teachers will be given the opportunity to select an education programme that supports the students’ understanding of the key elements within Olveston. All students taking part in LEOTC programmes will be transformed into ‘Edwardian children’ by wearing authentic costuming for the duration of their visit to the house.

Programme options are designed to suit all styles and stages of learning.

Olveston offers a 1 1/2 hour education programme focusing on topics such as:

  • Innovative Appliances
  • Edwardian Entertainment
  • Built to Last - Design and Construction of an Iconic Home

To learn more about our Education programme contact our Education Co-ordinator: telephone (03) 477 3320 or email. Some financial assistance is available to primary schools to allow students to participate in our primary age programs for free.

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Olveston can also adapt out 1-hour guided tour for schools or tertiary groups.

Rates for 1-hour guided tours of the house for school groups:


One adult free of charge with every 15 students. Extra adult at $20.50.

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