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.

JANUARY HOURS & FEES (see above for full year hours & fees)
Museum: 8:00am - 5:00pm   /   Fort Buildings: LOCKED for the winter season 
FEES: Adults: $2 / Seniors (62+): $1.50 / Teens (13-18): $1.50 / 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


Drinkware on Sale on Jan. 21st

Save 20% on regularly priced mugs and shot glasses in our gift shop on Saturday, January 21st.


"A.J. Williamson Saddlery" and "Rural Images" exhibits on display now

See artistic leatherwork by a Casper saddlemaker, and view cartoon commentary on 20th-century American agricultural life.


Reading the West Book Club on Feb. 7th

The February discussion will be on "Hard Road West" by Keith Heyer Meldahl & "Letters of a Woman Homesteader" by Elinore Pruitt Stewart.

Nolan ghost sign

Winter Lunch and Learn Program is January 21st; RSVP by Jan. 19th..

"Ghost Signs of Casper" is the topic of the winter Lunch & Learn program.