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National Historic Trails Interpretive Center

1501 N Poplar St, Casper, WY 82601-1375
+1 307-261-7700
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I Learned So Much

As we were stopping overnight in Casper en route to Denver we had already planned to visit this... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Oscarwildetime
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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Worth finding

This is a must-see museum! It is full of interesting exhibits about travel across the United... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
sarahpeekelston
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Casper, Wyoming
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1501 N Poplar St, Casper, WY 82601-1375
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"pony express"
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"interpretive center"
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"interactive exhibits"
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"historic trails"
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"covered wagon"
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"oregon trail"
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"stage coach"
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"gold rush"
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"hand cart"
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"all ages"
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"westward expansion"
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"history lesson"
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

As we were stopping overnight in Casper en route to Denver we had already planned to visit this centre. What I thought would be an interesting and informative hour or so turned out to be so much more. The centre is so well laid out...More

Thank Oscarwildetime
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is a must-see museum! It is full of interesting exhibits about travel across the United States. Entry is free. You can get a guided tour if you call ahead. The exhibits don’t change, so for locals a few times might be plenty; however, they...More

Thank sarahpeekelston
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We read about this place in the AAA Guidebook and had to stop. We sat and watched the informational movie before touring the exhibits. There is so much to see from the displays of the westward expansion. They highlight the Oregon Trail, the Morman Trail,...More

Thank Mongo1234
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The trail center has excellent displays, knowledgeable staff, and some interesting videos. If you have time, bring good walking shoes and walk outside to get a feel for the countryside. They also have a nice gift shop with lots of historical books and fun items...More

Thank judytroh
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Go before June 27th if possible or follow artist Julie Rogers "Heroes of the Emigrant Trails" series. The paintings are fantastic and the stories that go along with them are interesting and heart breaking. This is a great place to go to before exploring Casper's...More

Thank tomcatnicol
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Definitely stop and learn about the western migration. Extremely helpful staff, and great exhibits of the pioneers and fantastic display on the perspective of the American Indians.

Thank Carl B
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Reviewed 1 week ago

What luck to have stopped here on a road trip from NY to Yellowstone. I am now eager to learn more about the emigrations to the west, especially the handcart journeys. Sitting in a simulation of a wagon crossing a raging river was amazing. The...More

Thank Betsy M
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you like history and want to know more about the pioneer trails to the west, be sure to stop here. A video approximately 15 minutes long is shown and there are many other displays and information about the opening of the west from when...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved this place. There are so many exhibits and multiple videos and we spent almost two hours here.

Thank Patricia N
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were welcomed by a staff member the moment we walked in. Everyone there was eager to share their knowledge and give helpful information. A great place to get a glimpse into the history of Casper and the surrounding areas.

Thank LFarks
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L B
March 5, 2017|
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Response from SM_Renaissance | Reviewed this property |
Yes, this is a worthwhile stop, and conveniently located minutes from I25, 20/26 and 220.
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franks775
May 27, 2016|
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Response from Bill C | Reviewed this property |
I am not familiar with the Baker site but assume its in Baker City Oregon? The Casper Historic Trails Center is unique in that it show cases the several main East-West immigrant routes that went through the Casper area in... More
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