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.

(see above for full year hours & fees)

Museum:  Open 8am to 5pm Tuesdays thru Saturdays; closed Sundays & Mondays
Fort:  Locked for the season
Fees:  Adults: $1.50; Teens: $1.00: Children 12 & under: 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

Ghost Soldiers

Ghost Tours of the Fort in October

Fort Caspar Museum and the Casper Paranormal Seekers are again presenting "Ghost Tours of the Fort" October 22nd is SOLD OUT. We still have availablity for 28th & 29t


Candlelight Christmas at the Fort is December 3rd.

Mark your calendars for this year's Candlelight event on the evening of Saturdsay, December 3rd.

Otto Chenoweth Book Cover

Read the Book and Join the Discussion!

The book discussion group meets on the first Tuesday of each month from September to May

Fremont Family Funday

Join Us for Fremont Family Funday on October 22nd.

The October Fremont Family Funday Topic is "Make an Historic or Halloween Mask" on Saturday, October 22nd.