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.

DECEMBER HOURS & FEES (see above for full year hours & fees)
We will be OPEN on December 24th & 31st.

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


Candlelight Christmas at the Fort is December 3rd.

This year's Candlelight event is Saturday, December 3rd from 5:30 to 8:30pm. FREE & open to all!

Fremont Family Funday

Join Us for Fremont Family Funday on December 10th.

The topic for this month's Fremont Family Funday is "Make a Holiday Ornament" on Saturday, December 10th.

Ghost Soldiers

Thomas Kennet-Were Watercolors Exhibit

On loan from the American Heritage Center, this exhibit of reproductions of watercolors will be on view November 12 to Jan 2017.

Sand Bar 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