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 Daily
Fort:  Open 8:30am to 4:30pm Daily
Fees:  Adults: $3.00; Teens: $2.00: Children 12 & under: Free

Fort Caspar Museum is a Blue Star Museum again this summer!  From May 30th to September 5th, active duty military personnel and five members of their family receive free admission.  Go to Blue Star Museum website   for more information. 
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 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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Summer with the Museum Consortium

Casper Museum Consortium is hosting Date Night at the Museums on July 29th.

Three Soldiers Riding

Join Us for Caspar Collins Day on July 23rd

The 2016 Caspar Collins Day will be on Saturday, July 23rd from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm.

Sheep Ranching

Free Summer Lectures in June and July

Join us for FREE lectures this summer on Wednesdays at 6:30pm. The final lecture is July 20th: "Wyoming: Sheepherders State" with John Farr.

Fremont Family Funday

Join Fremont at Caspar Collins Day on July 23rd

Join Fremont at Caspar Collins Day on July 23rd for "Make a Beaded Bracelet."