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.

NOVEMBER COVID-19 WINTER HOURS & FEES (see above for full year hours & fees)
Open Tuesdays thru Saturdays  NOTE: CLOSED NOVEMBER 26th & 27th
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

Museum will be closed November 26th & 27th; OPEN the 28th.

Fort Caspar Museum will be closed Thanksgiving holiday both Thursday, Nov 26th and Friday, Nov 27th, OPEN on Saturday, Nov 28th.


Fort Caspar Museum is Open with COVID Precautions in Place.

Please read on for more information on precautions in place.

Lonesome Dove photo

"Lonesome Dove" Exhibit On View Now

Exhibit features artistic photos taken during the shooting of the tv miniseries "Lonesome Dove."

Fremont Ferret

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.