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Walter Cronkite Memorial

The 5,000 square-foot memorial features exhibits that tell the story of Cronkite's legendary career with CBS news, as well as details about his personal life and passions. 

It is located in the Spratt Hall Atrium at Missouri Western State University.

The Walter Cronkite Memorial was the vision of Dr. Robert Vartabedian, President of Missouri Western State University, to create a fitting memorial to St. Joseph's beloved native son and one of the most important and trusted voices in our country's history.


Weekdays   09:00AM — 04:00PM
Saturday   10:00AM — 04:00PM
Sunday   01:00PM — 04:00PM
4525 Downs Drive
St. Joseph, MO 64507

Additional Information

Open Year-round
ADA Fully Compliant
No Smoking
All Ages
Tweens (age 6-12)
Teens (13-18)
Adults (18+)
Senior Adults (55+)
Pets Are Not Allowed
Service Animals Welcome
Free Admission
Reservations Not Required
Advance Contact Requested

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