The Custody is in charge of the and exhibitions in the Historic Orphanage. It coordinates the inventory and care of the Cabinet of Artefacts and Curiosities and its objects. The staff members are contact persons for loan requests as well as for collectors, scientists and conservators who have questions about the Kunst- und Naturalienkammer or individual objects. The Custody also conceives and supervises the permanent exhibitions as well as regular special exhibitions in the Historic Orphanage and Francke's Home.
Salt boilers, miners, craftsmen – salt pots, mines, manufactories
Cabinet Exhibition in the Historic Library
The cabinet exhibition presents people in their working environment as depicted in historical copperplate engravings and woodcuts from the library of the Francke Foundations.