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.

May 2022 HOURS & FEES (see above for full year hours & fees)
Open Daily
Museum: 8:00am - 5:00pm   /   Fort Buildings: 8:30am to 4:30pm 
The use of face coverings is optional.

FEES: Adults: $4 / Seniors (62+): $3 / Teens (13-18): $3 / 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

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"A.J. Williamson Saddlery" and "Patriotism from Peaks to Prairie" exhibits on display now

"A.J. Williamson Saddlery" exhibit features artistic leatherwork by Casper saddlemaker. Learn about important role the DAR has played in Wyoming in "Patriotism from Pea

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Fundraising Events with Medium Sarah Lemos, May 5-7, 2022

Fort Caspar Museum will host Sarah Lemos for a series of events to raise funds for a museum expansion project.


April SALE: Save 10% on Outdoor Guidebooks on April 22 & 23, 2022

Celebrate Earth Day this Month with 10% off outdoor guidebooks books in our gift shop.

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2021-22 "Reading the West" book Discussion Series Runs Through May.

Read the book and join the discussion. All are welcome.