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.

DECEMBER  HOURS & FEES (see above for full year hours & fees)
Museum:  Open 8am to 5pm Tuesdays thru Saturdays; closed Sundays & Mondays
Fort:  The buildings are locked for the winter season.  The fort grounds are available to explore.
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

Billy Beer Can

"Who's Your Candidate?" Exhibit is Now Open

This exhibit feature political buttons, pins, & souvenirs of the 20th century.

Candlelight  Fireplace

Candlelight Christmas at the Fort is Sat, Dec. 7th

Join us for this FREE holiday tradition, from 5:30 to 8:30 pm.

Fremont Ferret

Hands-on History programs are held once a month

We have some exciting new programs for families to enjoy this summer.

USS Wyoming

"Wyoming Navy" Exhibit tours Wyoming.

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