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.

MARCH 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



Save 20% on clothing items in our gift shop on March 18th.

Rural Images

"Rural Images" exhibit on display now

View cartoon commentary on 20th-century American agricultural life.

Post office map

Spring Lunch and Learn Program is May 13th.

"The Lost Post Offices of Wyoming" is the topic of the spring Lunch & Learn program.

chasing the thrill

Reading the West Book Club is on March 7th.

The March 7th discussion will be on "Chasing the Thrill" by Daniel Barbarisi.