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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.


Museum Hours: May 1 - September 30
Open daily, 
8am - 5pm
Fort Buildings are open 8:30am to 4:30pm.

Adults (19-61): $4.00
Seniors (62+): $3.00
Teens (13-18): $3.00
Youth: (6-12):  $2.00
Kids (0-5): FREE

Museum Hours: October 1 - April 30
Open Tuesday - Saturday, 
8am - 5pm
Fort Buildings are closed, but fort grounds are accessible. 

Adults (19-61): $2.00
Seniors (62+): $1.50
Teens (13-18): $1.50 
Youth: (6-12):  $1.00
Kids (0-5): FREE


Mission Statement
Fort Caspar Museum collects, preserves and exhibits materials related to the history of Fort Caspar, the City of Caspar, Natrona County, and central Wyoming.

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Fort Caspar News


December Closures: Sundays & Mondays, including Dec. 24, 25, & 31.

Fort Caspar Museum will be closed on the following City of Casper holidays: December 24th, 25th, and 31st, as well as January 1st..

KS Cavalry

"Soldiers of the Republic" and "Images of Rural Wyoming" exhibits on display now.

Learn about the Kansas soldiers stationed at Fort Caspar in 1865, and black & white photos taken around the in "Rural Images of Wyoming."

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Candlelight Christmas at the Fort is Dec. 2nd.

Join us for Casper's favorite holiday tradition! FREE event, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.

NCHS ornament

NCHS Commemorative Ornament Sold Out!

SORRY: The 500 ornaments are sold out.