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: $3; Teens: $2.00: 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

UP Railroad Map

Exhibit on Union Pacific Railroad Towns in Wyoming

Some real "Wild West" towns sprang up during the building of the Transcontinental Railroad through Wyoming in the 1860s.

Fremont Family Funday

Join Us for the Monthly Fremont Family Funday

"Heirloom Gardening" is the theme of this month's Fremont Family Funday, on Saturday, May 27th, from 1-3pm.

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Join us May 13th for the Spring Lunch and Learn

Bill Rossiter performs "The Magic Carpet Made of Steel: Songs & Stories of the Railroad." RSVP for lunch by Wed., May 10th by calling the Museum.

Troopers Logo

Troopers Exhibit Opens April 4th

Celebrate 60 years of the Casper TROOPERS Drum & Bugle Corps with this retrospective display organized by Fort Caspar Museum.