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.


SEPTEMBER 2021 HOURS & FEES (see above for full year hours & fees)
Open daily 
Museum: 8:30 am - 5:00pm   /   Fort Buildings: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm 
The use of face coverings is optional.

FEES: Adults: $4 / Seniors (62+): $3 / Teens (13-18): $3 / 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

Hemry vase

"A, B, C's of Casper History" and "Bozeman Trail Diaries" Exhibits On View Now

"A,B,C's" exhibit features people, places, and things that make Casper unique. Enjoy early photos of Wind River Reservation and Ft Washakie in "Photos of JK Moore."

ghost soldiers

Ghost Tours of the Fort are Planned for October 22nd, 23rd, & 30th.

If Covid conditions allow, Fort Caspar Museum will again partner with the Casper-Area Paranormal Society to offer tours of the fort.

Wy Railroad book cover

Central Wyoming Railroad is Topic of the FCMA's Fall Lunch & Learn on October 16th.

Casper historian Con Trumbull will discuss his latest book "Central Wyoming Railroad" at the Fall Lunch & Learn program.

blue star logo

Fort Caspar Museum is a Blue Star Museum again this year.

Participating Blue Star Museums offer free admission to active duty military in their families from May 15 to September 6, 2021.