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.

DECEMBER 2021 HOURS & FEES (see above for full year hours & fees)
Open Tuesday to Saturday; closed Sunday & Monday*
*ADDITIONAL HOLIDAY CLOSURES:  Dec. 24th, 25th & 31st; Jan. 1st
Museum: 8:30am - 5:00pm   /   Fort Buildings: locked for the season 
The use of face coverings is optional.

FEES: Adults: $2 / Seniors (62+): $1.50 / Teens (13-18): $1.50 / 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

Bone Wars

Local Author Book Signing on Dec. 4th.

Meet and greet a dozen local authors, buy their books, and get them personalized from 12 to 3 pm on Sat., Dec. 4th.


Christmas Event at the Fort will be VIRTUAL again this year.

This annual Christmas event will be VIRTUAL again this year on Saturday, December 4th..

Wy Railroad book cover

POSTPONED: Fall Lunch & Learn on Oct. 16th.

Due to Covid, Casper historian Con Trumbull's presentation on his new book "Central Wyoming Railroads" will be held at a later date.

Hemry vase

"A, B, C's of Casper History" and "Bozeman Trail Diaries" Exhibits On View Now

"A,B,C's" exhibit features people, places, and things that make Casper unique. Read about the Bloody Bozeman in The Bozeman Trail Diaries of Robert Dunlap Clarke."