Epcot Discovery Center Information area at Epcot; opened on July 1, 1994, and closed on October 3, 1998. Formerly Epcot Outreach and Epcot Teacher’s Center. This was an area where guests could ask their questions about any of the subjects covered at Epcot or throughout the Walt Disney World Resort. The hosts and hostesses could access their detailed computer programs or consult their library for the answers. In addition, a variety of take-home informational resources were available.