"A key to the doors of the orphanage"
— Inventory examination - English
— Inventory examination - Japanese
The Orphanage Key is a key item in Resident Evil 2.
It is used to lock and unlock certain doors in the Orphanage while running from Chief Irons.
It is taken from the door to the Bathroom when Chief Brian Irons goes to wash his face during the Sherry segment.
Unlocking the front hall doors.
Unlocking another door inside the orphanage.