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.

MARCH  HOURS & FEES (see above for full year hours & fees)
Museum:  Open 8am to 5pm Tuesdays-Saturdays; closed Sundays & Mondays
Fort:  Locked for the season
Fees:  Adults: $1.50; Teens: $1.00: Children 12 & 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

Indian paintbrush cover

Saturday, April 14th is Fremont Story & Craft Hour at 1:00 pm. the Story will be "The Legend of the Indian Paintbrush."

Listen to a story and do a craft project. This hour-long program begins at 1:00pm and is free with museum admission.

Cowgirl Up book cover

Reading the West Book Discussion Group

Read the book and join the discussion! "Reading the West" book discussion series runs September 2017 to May 2018.

Fremont Family Funday

Fremont Family Funday is March 24th from 1:00 to 3:00 pm.

Participate in activities about "Wyoming Cowboys: Roping, Riding, & Branding." Drop in from 1:00 to 3:00pm; free program with museum admission.

WY postcard

Old Wyoming Postcards Exhibit On View

"Howdy! From Big, Wonderful Wyoming" looks at postcards as advertising device.