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.

OCTOBER 2022 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

ghost detectors

Ghost Investigations at the Fort Oct. 21, 22, 28, & 29.

This year, YOU are the ghost hunter. Tickets go on sale at the Museum on October 1st.

by candlelight

Candlelight Christmas at the Fort will Be on December 3rd.

Mark your calendars for Casper's favorite holiday tradition!

rock art exhibit

Fall Lunch & Learn Program is September 24th.

Rock Art in Wyoming is the topic of this fall's Lunch & Learn program.


"A.J. Williamson Saddlery" and "Wyoming Rock Art" exhibits on display now

See artistic leatherwork by a Casper saddlemaker, and learn about rock art in Wyoming.