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.

MAY  HOURS & FEES (see above for full year hours & fees)
Museum:  Open 8am to 5pm daily
Fort:  Open 8:30am to 4:30pm daily
Fees:  Adults: $4; Teens (13 to 18 yrs) & Seniors (62+): $3; 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

WY Navy

"Wyoming Navy" Exhibit Travels the State.

Fort Caspar Museum has created an exhibit about US Navy ships named for the people and places of Wyoming that will travel to twelve locations throughout the state.

USS Wyoming

Spring Lunch & Learn Announced

Recent archaeological findings at the Red Butte Battlefield will be discussed at the June 1st program.


Community Free Admission Days at Fort Caspar Museum

The second of four FREE ADMISSION DAYS is Saturday, July 27th--Caspar Collins Day!

Ledger Art

Exhibits at Fort Caspar Museum

Indian Ledger Art, Firearms from the collection, and Casper's Puppet Playhouse are on view.