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.

JULY  HOURS & FEES (see above for full year hours & fees)
Museum:  Open 8am to 5pm daily
Fort:  Open 8:30am to 4:30 pm daily
Fees:  Adults: $4; Teens (13 to 18 yrs) & Seniors (62+): $3; 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

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TROOPERS Perform Free at the Fort, 7pm on July 12th

Casper's Troopers will perform a standstill routine on the grass in front of the fort. Bring a chair or blanket and enjoy the show.

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Caspar Collins Day is Saturday, July 21st, 9am to 4pm. This is a FREE event!

There will be lots of new activities to enjoy--riding Longhorn steer, tomahawk and atlatl demonstrations, lectures, and much much more!!

Fremont Family Funday

Fremont Family Fundays are monthly hands-on, family-friendly workshops.

The topic for July's hands-on workshop is "Pioneer Games & Toys" on Saturday, July 28th from 1-3pm.

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The next Fremont Story and Craft Hour is July 14th.

Listen to a story and do a craft project. This hour-long program begins at 1pm and is free with museum admission.