The museum is open Monday-Thursday from 9-3, or by appointment
we will be closed November 22 and 23, 2017 for the Thanksgiving Holiday.
Brock Transition Room
The Rodney G. Brock Transition Room provided though the generosity of Service Credit Union, in memory of Rodney G. Brock, former president of Service Credit Union
The Childrens' Room
Located in the space that was once the bedroom of Attorney Boivin's daughter, Gilberte.
From this space, Attorney Joseph Boivin conducted the business of the first credit union in the United States. This office was made possible by St. Mary's Bank.
The front parlor is significant because that is where Mrs. Boivin participated in the credit union. Local children knew if they rang the doorbell she would come to the door and they could come in and they could give her whatever coins they might have that day. They would deposit these coins in a tin box and then Mrs. Boivin would write their name and the amount they put into the box in a ledger. This is the way the children started saving money at a very early age.
Attorney Boivin and his wife both loved music. This is where the children practiced piano, and entertained credit union members waiting to conduct business.
This is where people would come in after working a long day in the mills. They would sit on the bench waiting to conduct business. While they waited people would watch the minute hand on the clock and were entertained by the children as they practiced the piano.
CUNA Mutual Video Gallery
Technology and award winning video presented by CUNA Mutual Group chronicles the history of the credit union movement from Europe, to Canada, and to the United States.
NAFCU Exhibit Room
Special Exhibit: First Floor Exhibit Room "The Need for Cooperative Credit". "A Call to Arms during Hard Times", "The Race to Organize" & "Two Giants of Cooperative Credit" and the NAFCU Exhibit. (Exhibit Room provided through the generosity of NAFCU and 35 of its members.)