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.


OCTOBER 2021 HOURS & FEES (see above for full year hours & fees)
Open Tuesday to Saturday; closed Sunday & Monday 
Museum: 8:30 am - 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

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.

ghost soldiers

Ghost Tours of the Fort are On October 22nd, 23rd, 29th, and 30th.

Fort Caspar Museum will again partner with the Casper-Area Paranormal Society to offer tours of the fort. Masks will be required on the tours.

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."

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Fort Caspar Museum is a Blue Star Museum again this year.

Participating Blue Star Museums offer free admission to active duty military in their families from May 15 to September 6, 2021.