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Loss of funding pushes museum to rethink its policies

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WINTERSWIJK How does a museum survive when it loses its funding? It is the question Museum Freriks considered when news of the cuts sank in. Although the museum will be shut down, its owner, a foundation, is looking at creating alliances with schools and care homes where they hope to display small traveling exhibits. Such suitcase remembrances can be sent off from a warehouse depository. Museum Freriks focused on area history. It also operates a petting zoo and a herbal garden.