Introduction to Fort Caspar

Tour a reconstructed 1865 military post located at a major river crossing on the Oregon, Mormon Pioneer, California, Pony Express, and transcontinental telegraph trail corridor.

Explore central Wyoming’s regional history museum, featuring exhibits on prehistoric peoples, Plains Indians, ranching, the energy industry, and the City of Casper as well as the western emigrant trails and frontier army.

Click HERE to take a virtual tour of the fort buildings.

MAY COVID-19 WINTER HOURS & FEES (see above for full year hours & fees)
Open daily 
Museum: 8:30 am - 5pm   /    Fort Buildings: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm 
The use face coverings is requested but not required.

Fees: Adults: $4  / Seniors (62+): $3.00  / Teens (13-18): $3.00 / Kids (0-12): FREE

 Mission Statement: 

Fort Caspar Museum collects, preserves and exhibits materials related to the history of Fort Caspar, the City of Casper, Natrona County, and central Wyoming.
Fort Caspar Museum Facts Sheet

Fort Caspar News

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"A, B, C's of Casper History" & "Barn Here" Exhibits On View Now

"A,B,C's" exhibit features people, places, and things that make Casper unique. Enjoy artistic photos of Wyoming's unique barns in the exhibit "Barn Here."

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Hands-on History Club Program Goes Virtual.

Fort Caspar Museum and the National Historic Trails Center are joining forces to offer virtual family-friendly history programs.


Fort Caspar Museum is Open with reduced COVID Precautions in Place.

Please read on for more information on precautions in place.

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Two Pop-Up Displays on View

Learn about the Wind River Reservation with "Two Nations, One Reservation" and women's suffrage with "Rightfully Hers."