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

blue star

Fort Caspar is a Blue Star Museum Again This Year

The Blue Star Museum program offers free admission during the summer months to active duty military and their families.

frontier army books

May SALE: Save 10% on Frontier Army Books over Memorial Day Weekend

Remember our long-ago fallen soldiers over Memorial Day Weekend with 10% off Frontier Army books in our gift shop.

WY Flag

FCMA's Summer Lunch and Learn is Saturday, June 18th.

The lecture will be on the origins of the Wyoming State Flag with Kylie McCormick.

OR Trail monument photo

"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