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.

FEBRUARY 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

WY postcard

Old Wyoming Postcards Exhibit On View

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

Almost Pioneers 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.

Fremont Family Funday

The next Fremont Family Funday Workshop will be on Saturday, Feb. 24th on "The American Bison."

Participate in activities about "The American Bison." Drop in between 1:00 & 3:00pm.

Velentine Workshop

Two Fun Programs on Saturday, Feb. 10th. Come for one or stay for both!

"Make a Valentine" is a drop-in program from 1:00 to 3:00pm; Fremont Story & Craft Hour starts at 3:00pm. Both are free with museum admission.