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.

DECEMBER  HOURS* & FEES (see above for full year hours & fees)
Museum:  Open 8am to 5pm Tuesdays thru Saturdays; closed Sundays & Mondays
Fort:  Locked for the season
Fees:  Adults: $2; Teens (13 to 18 yrs) & Seniors (62+): $1.50; Children: 12 yrs & under: Free
*CLOSED Tuesday, Dec. 25th for Christmas & Tuesday, Jan. 1st for New Years; open Saturday, Dec. 22nd & Saturday, Dec. 29th.

 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

Troopers performing

The Next FCMA Lunch & Learn is Sat., Feb. 2nd.

The Spring Lunch & Learn program will feature a talk about researching the Museum's recent exihbit and publication on the Casper TROOPERS! with Michelle Bahe.

Fremont Family Funday

Fremont Family Fundays are monthly hands-on, family-friendly workshops.

January's Fremont Family Funday has been CANCELLED.

Riding Edge book cover

Join the "Reading the West" book discussion group.

Read the book and join the discussion! This group meets on the first Tuesday of the month, September 2018 to May 2019.

WWI Posters

New Exhibits at Fort Caspar Museum

Several new exhibits opened in November.