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.

APRIL  HOURS & FEES (see above for full year hours & fees)
Museum:  Open 8am to 5pm Tuesdays-Saturdays; closed Sundays & Mondays
Fort:  Locked for the season
Fees:  Adults: $1.50; Teens: $1.00: Children 12 & under: 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

Fremont Family Funday

Fremont Family Funday is April 28th from 1:00 to 3:00 pm.

The topic for this month's hands-on workshop is "Frontier Medicine."

Indian paintbrush cover

The next Fremont Story & Craft Hour is May 12th.

Listen to a story and do a craft project. This hour-long program begins at 1pm and is free with museum admission. April's book is "The Legend of the Indian Paintbrush."

Reshaw book cover

Reading the West Book Discussion Group

Read the book and join the discussion! "Reading the West" book discussion series runs September 2017 to May 2018.

WY postcard

Old Wyoming Postcards Exhibit On View

"Howdy! From Big, Wonderful Wyoming" looks at postcards as advertising device.