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.

DECEMBER 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
HOLIDAY CLOSURES: Dec. 24th & Dec. 31st: Museum closes at 3:00 pm

 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


"A.J. Williamson Saddlery" and "Fill 'Er Up" exhibits on display now

See artistic leatherwork by a Casper saddlemaker, and view photographs of early gas stations in Wyoming.


Holiday Closures at Fort Caspar Museum

In November, we will be closed Nov. 11th (Veterans Day) and Nov. 24th & 24th (Thanksgiving).

by candlelight

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

Mark your calendars for Casper's favorite holiday tradition!

Nolan ghost sign

Winter Lunch and Learn Program is January 24th.

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