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.

JANUARY COVID-19 WINTER HOURS & FEES (see above for full year hours & fees)
Open Tuesdays thru Saturdays 
Museum: 10am* - 5pm   /    Fort Buildings: CLOSED for the season 
The use of masks or face coverings are required for entry beginning Nov. 19, 2020.

Fees: Adults: $2  / Seniors (62+): $1.50  / Teens (13-18): $1.50 / Kids (0-12): FREE
See below in "Fort Caspar News" for COVID-19 Safety Precautions in place.

 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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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.

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Museum will be closed January 1st & open January 2nd. Hours are 10am to 5pm.

The Museum will be open December 31st, closed January 1st, and open January 2nd.

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"A, B, C's of Casper History" and "Wyoming Navy" Exhibits On View Now

"A,B,C's" exhibit features people, places, and things that make Casper unique, and "Wyoming Navy" details naval vessels named after notable people and places of WY.


Fort Caspar Museum is Open with COVID Precautions in Place.

Please read on for more information on precautions in place.