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:  Locked for the season
Fees:  Adults: $2; Teens (13 to 18 yrs) & Seniors (62+): $1.50; Children: 12 yrs & under: Free
*CLOSED Tuesday, Dec. 25th for Christmas & Tuesday, Jan. 1st for New Years; open Saturday, Dec. 22nd & Saturday, Dec. 29th.

 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

WWI Posters

New Exhibits at Fort Caspar Museum

Several new exhibits opened in November.

by candlelight

Join us for Candlelight Christmas on Saturday, December 1st, 5:30-8:30 pm.

This is FREE event is Casper's favorite holiday activity for families. It runs 5:30 to 8:30pm.

Fremont Family Funday

Fremont Family Fundays are monthly hands-on, family-friendly workshops.

The topic for this month's hands-on workshop is "Make a Holiday Ornament" on Saturday, December 8th from 1-3pm.

Pinch of Salt book cover

Join the "Reading the West" book discussion group.

Read the book and join the discussion! This group meets on the first Tuesday of the month, September 2018 to May 2019.