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National Historic Trails Interpretive Center

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Great visit

Worth the stop if you are in the area. We stopped by before our Yellowstone visit. Watched some... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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Plan to take some time to visit this center as it is very well organized with lots of info. The... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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1501 N Poplar St, Casper, WY 82601-1375
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is worth the time and the experience. Also a great place to take kids believe it or not. The wife and I have taken kids between the ages of four to 9 and both times we went they seemed to really enjoy the place....More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank 789charles
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Worth the stop if you are in the area. We stopped by before our Yellowstone visit. Watched some videos, read some displays and bought some souvioners. Some good history about the area.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank LilMonkeysTravel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Plan to take some time to visit this center as it is very well organized with lots of info. The interpretative displays and storyline make this a must see if driving through Casper (especially as it is within easy reach of the Interstate). The staff...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Interesting exhibits of white folk travels and settlement of west / midwest. Strange long walk from parking to front door. Very open displays can be viewed quickly or more leisurely, with many child-friendly.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank mtscribe
Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

Love this place. It's filled with history of Wyoming and hands on interpretative displays. You definitely don't want to rush through - allow a couple hours, if possible. This is free, donations accepted and a wonderful gift shop too.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank wyotraveler2015
Reviewed December 11, 2018

Stopped to get some pamphlets on the historic trails and they have plenty of material. Some free others at a reasonable price.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank LYNN B
Reviewed November 6, 2018

This historical trails center is fabulous for any age with a lot of interactive exhibits and knowledgeable people. Give yourself plenty of time to enjoy.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank WyoGirl2012
Reviewed October 16, 2018

Went to Casper Wyn, specifically to see this Center and it did not disappoint!!! ALL EXHIBITS done in an excellent educational manner. Ride the prairie wagon across the N. Platte!!! Also take a ride in a stage coach!! Spend as much time as you want....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank LindaMattusch
Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

I highly recommend this museum. The museum is located above Casper. It shows all of the trails that go throur central Wyoming. Very well done.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Jeff K
Reviewed October 14, 2018

The National Historic Trails Interpretive Center in Casper, Wyoming, is an 11,000-square-foot facility that commemorates Native American history, early explorers and the travel corridor of the Oregon, Mormon, California and Pony Express trails as well as the Bridger and Bozeman trails through hands-on interactive exhibits...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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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.
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