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 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

 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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Fundraiser for Fort Caspar Museum--Support the fort!

Help raise funds for Fort Caspar Museum on Thursday, March 7th from 5-8pm at the Gaslight Social.

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Exhibits at Fort Caspar Museum

Local painter Jim Curkendall shares his Impressions of Wyoming.

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Community Free Day at Fort Caspar Museum

Enjoy free admission on four Community Free Days throughout the year. May 4th will be the first.

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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.