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.

OCTOBER  HOURS & FEES (see above for full year hours & fees)
Museum:  Open 8am to 5pm Tuesdays thru Saturdays; closed Sundays & Mondays
Fort:  The buildings are locked for the winter season.  The fort grounds are available to explore.
Fees:  Adults: $2; Teens (13 to 18 yrs) & Seniors (62+): $1.50; Children: 12 yrs & 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

McIntyre Tipi

"Reflections of Casper, Then & Now: Artwork by Suzette McIntyre" Exhibit

New exhibit features unique views of Casper-area sites.

Ghostly soldiers

Ghost Tours of the Fort are Coming!

Ghost Tours will be held on October 18th & 19th and 25th & 26th. Tickets go on sale October 1st.

USS Wyoming

"Wyoming Navy" Exhibit tours Wyoming.

This free exhibit will travel throughout Wyoming before returning to Fort Caspar Museum in October of 2020.

Fremont Ferret

We Have New Hands-on History Programs

We have some exciting new programs for families to enjoy this summer.