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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

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Reading the West Book Club

Join the Club! We will be reading and discussing "New Women of the Old West" on Tuesday evening, March 5th at the Library.

KS Cavalry

"Soldiers of the Republic" and "Hollywood in Wyoming" exhibits on display now.

Learn about the Kansas soldiers stationed at Fort Caspar in 1865, and see posters from movies filmed in Wyoming in "Hollywood in Wyoming."

Spring Ghost Tours of the Fort are April 26th & 27th.

Tickets for the hour-long tours are $15 each and go on sale April 2nd.

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Winter Lunch & Learn Program is January 20th.

The Winter Lunch & Learn Program will be the history of skiing on Casper Mountain.