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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.


Museum Hours: May 1 - September 30
Open daily, 
8am - 5pm
Fort Buildings are open 8:30am to 4:30pm.

Adults: $4
Seniors (62+): $3
Teens (13-18): $3
Kids (0-12): FREE

Museum Hours: October 1 - April 30
Open Tuesday - Saturday, 
8am - 5pm
Fort Buildings are closed, but fort grounds are accessible. 

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 Caspar, Natrona County, and central Wyoming.

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Fort Caspar News

train wreck

Fall Lunch and Learn is September 23rd.

Join us for a talk on the 1923 Cole Creek Train disaster. RSVP for the optional lunch by 9/21/23.

KS Cavalry

"Soldiers of the Republic" and "Terror in the Theater" exhibits on display now.

Learn about the Kansas soldiers stationed at Fort Caspar in 1865, and view Sci-Fi movie posters from the 1950s in "Terror in the Theater."

cole creek train wreck

Fall Lunch & Learn Program is September 23rd.

Join us for a program on the Cole Creek train crash from 1923.

soldiers riding

Living History and Craft Programs this summer at Fort Caspar.

Join us most Saturdays this summer for Living History 10:30am to 12pm and Crafts from 1:00 to 2:00pm; free with museum admission.