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.

Click HERE to take a virtual tour of the fort buildings.


JUNE 2022 HOURS & FEES (see above for full year hours & fees)
Open Daily
Museum: 8:00am - 5:00pm   /   Fort Buildings: 8:30am to 4:30pm 
The use of face coverings is optional.

FEES: Adults: $4 / Seniors (62+): $3 / Teens (13-18): $3 / Kids (0-12): 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

OR Trail monument photo

"A.J. Williamson Saddlery" and "Patriotism from Peaks to Prairie" exhibits on display now

See artistic leatherwork by a Casper saddlemaker, and learn about the women of the Wyoming DAR.

archaeology day

Archaeology Day at the Fort is August 20th.

Free drop-in program runs from 9am to 1pm.

Cavalry officer

Caspar Collins Day is Saturday, July 23rd.

Join us for Casper's favorite free family-friendly event from 10am to 4pm.

blue star

Fort Caspar is a Blue Star Museum Again This Year

The Blue Star Museum program offers free admission during the summer months to active duty military and their families.