Pop-Up museum to visit The Foundations

The Foundations are proud to present the MOCZA – Pop-up Museum this summer school holidays in the Bathhouse at The Foundations. This unique collection includes a range of animal skeletons and taxidermies specimens including a dinosaur, crocodile and many others to delight end educate visitors of all ages.
MOCZA has access to three major private collections of animal skulls, skeletons, reproductions and mounts.
Numbering approximately 7000 quality specimens and constantly growing, having close affiliation with zoo’s and wildlife parks.
We have over 100 years of combined experience in collecting, taxidermy, osteology, molding, casting, museum displays and collection management.
“The collection is used for research, education, displays, molding and casting. Our policy is to acquire specimens ethically that doesn’t involve hunting and trapping. The specimens in the collection have died of natural causes or euthanasia,” said Henk, MOCZA representative.
At present MOCZA are a web based museum with temporary displays. The intention is to establish a museum which will be not-for-profit, with permanent displays in a purpose built/existing building.
Employment preference for the disabled and elderly, focusing on experience, ability and interest. Creating public friendly displays with a focus on educating the youth.
“Our aim is education through displays and teaching. Complementing on old museums styles rather than modern technology,” Henk continued.

“MOCZA are just the type of organisation we would like to find a permanent home for at the Foundations in the future, their collection would be a major drawcard for the regions potential tourism attraction,” said Rich Evans of The Foundations.

The Foundations are in talks to have MOCZA develop a permanent museum on the site and this pop up will give locals and visitors an exciting look at what could be coming to the site in the near future.
Open every Friday, Saturday and Sunday from January 11 2019 until February 3 2019.
Located in the Bathouse at The Foundations. 67 Williwa Street Portland NSW.
Entry is by donation with all proceeds going towards the MOCZA project.