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.

SEPTEMBER COVID-19 SUMMER HOURS & FEES (see above for full year hours & fees)
Open Daily
Museum: 9am* - 5pm   /    Fort Buildings: 9am* - 4:30pm
*NOTE: 9am to 10am RESERVED FOR HIGH-RISK INDIVIDUALS
Fees: Adults: $4 / Seniors (62+): $3 / Teens (13-18): $3 / Kids (0-12): FREE
Click HERE for COVID-19 Safety Precautions in place.

 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 Ferret

Hands-on History Club Program Goes Virtual.

Fort Caspar Museum and the National Historic Trails Center are joining forces to offer virtual family-friendly history programs.

coronavirus

Fort Caspar Museum is Open with COVID Precautions in Place.

Please read on for more information on precautions in place.

Billy Beer Can

"Who's Your Candidate?" and "More Pronghorn Than People" Exhibits On View Now

Exhibits feature political buttons, pins, & souvenirs of the 20th century and explore the uniqueness of the Western pronghorn.

USS Wyoming

"Wyoming Navy" Exhibit tours Wyoming.

This free exhibit will travel throughout Wyoming before returning to Fort Caspar Museum in December of 2020.