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.


JANUARY 2022 HOURS & FEES (see above for full year hours & fees)
Open Tuesday to Saturday; closed Sunday & Monday
Museum: 8:30am - 5:00pm   /   Fort Buildings: locked for the season 
The use of face coverings is optional.

FEES: Adults: $2 / Seniors (62+): $1.50 / Teens (13-18): $1.50 / 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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FCMA's Next Lunch and Learn is on Jan. 29, 2022.

Casper historian Con Trumbull will present on his new book "Central Wyoming Railroads." (This event was rescheduled from October.)

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JANUARY SALE: SAVE 10% ON BOOKS ON SATURDAY, JANUARY 22, 2022

Make reading more books your New Year's Resolution and save 10% off thousands of titles in our gift shop.

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2021-22 "Reading the West" book Discussion Series Runs Through May.

Read the book and join the discussion. All are welcome.

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"A, B, C's of Casper History" and "The Way They Saw Us" Exhibits On View Now

"A,B,C's" exhibit features people, places, and things that make Casper unique. See headlines that play into the myth of the "Wild West" in "The Way They Saw Us" exhibit