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.

OCTOBER COVID-19 WINTER HOURS & FEES (see above for full year hours & fees)
Open Tuesdays thru Saturdays
Museum: 10am* - 5pm   /    Fort Buildings: CLOSED for the season 
Fees: Adults: $2  / Seniors (62+): $1.50  / Teens (13-18): $1.50 / 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.

Billy Beer Can

"Who's Your Candidate?" and "Lonesome Dove" Exhibits On View Now

Exhibits features political buttons, pins, & souvenirs of the 20th century, and photos taken during the shooting of the tv miniseries "Lonesome Dove."

Ghost soldiers

Ghost Tours of the Fort

Tickets for the Ghost Tours are $7 each and go on sale October 1st.


Fort Caspar Museum is Open with COVID Precautions in Place.

Please read on for more information on precautions in place.