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.


JULY 2021 HOURS & FEES (see above for full year hours & fees)
Open daily 
Museum: 8:30 am - 5:00pm   /   Fort Buildings: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm 
The use 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

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Archaeology Day at Fort Caspar

Be an archaeologist for the day! Help uncover stories about Fort Caspar's past. This is free, drop-in event; all are welcome and no reservations necessary.

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"A, B, C's of Casper History" and "Photos of J.K. Moore" Exhibits On View Now

"A,B,C's" exhibit features people, places, and things that make Casper unique. Enjoy early photos of Wind River Reservation and Ft Washakie in "Photos of JK Moore."

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Hands-on History Club Program Is In Person Again.

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

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Fort Caspar Museum is a Blue Star Museum again this year.

Participating Blue Star Museums offer free admission to active duty military in their families from May 15 to September 6, 2021.