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.

JULY COVID-19 SUMMER HOURS & FEES (see above for full year hours & fees)
We will be CLOSED July 3rd, 4th, & 5th.
Open Mondays thru Fridays  (Currently Closed Saturdays & Sundays and HOLIDAYS)**
Museum: 9am* - 5pm   /    Fort Buildings: 9am* - 4:30pm
Fees: Adults: $4 / Seniors (62+): $3 / Teens (13-18): $3 / Kids (0-12): FREE
**Visitors are welcome to walk around the Fort grounds when the Museum is closed.

 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


Fort Caspar Museum Reopens on June 8th.

The Museum will begin a phased reopening on June 8th with some modifications to hours and procedures in place. Please read further for COVID-inspired changes.

Fremont Ferret

History Camp programs will be held VIRTUALLY until further notice.

We are joining forces with the National Historic Trails Center to put on some exciting new programs.

Billy Beer Can

"Who's Your Candidate?" and "Artifact" Exhibits On View Now

Exhibits feature political buttons, pins, & souvenirs of the 20th century and examine the legacy of the great Eastern Shoshone leader.

USS Wyoming

"Wyoming Navy" Exhibit tours Wyoming.

This free exhibit will travel throughout Wyoming before returning to Fort Caspar Museum in October of 2020.