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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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This was interesting and the staff was friendly and interacted with the visitors . There is a short... read more

Reviewed September 25, 2016
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Historical Insight to the area of Casper

Great history. Study in depth or a few highlights, whatever your pleasure, something of interest... read more

Reviewed September 23, 2016
Cheryl D
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1501 N Poplar St, Casper, WY 82601-1375
+1 307-261-7700
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Reviewed September 25, 2016 via mobile

This was interesting and the staff was friendly and interacted with the visitors . There is a short film which is shown in the museum and highlights what the settlers faced.

Thank mrj853
Reviewed September 23, 2016

Great history. Study in depth or a few highlights, whatever your pleasure, something of interest for everyone

Thank Cheryl D
Reviewed September 21, 2016

My wife, two young sons, and I visited the NHTIC in September 2016. We paid $6 each for my wife and I and the kids were free. TIP: National Parks Annual Passes and Senior Passes (and all other NPS passes) are honored and can be...More

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Reviewed September 21, 2016 via mobile

This was a very fun museum. You get to learn about the trails and get to ride a covered wagon. Soo much fun :)

Thank Robert H
Reviewed September 20, 2016

This museum was well worth the small entrance fee. The staff was very helpful and we enjoyed the interactive displays!

Thank Linda K
Reviewed September 20, 2016

You get the feel of how difficult it was to cross the US by wagon train. This place is great for kids and adults. The outside of the building is hidden in the hillside but follow the signs to the entrance for a great view...More

Thank Quality4122
Reviewed September 19, 2016

Great Center provides real view of emigrants' lives as they crossed from eastern US to western US; very informative, very well done. I'd read Rinker Buck's book "The Oregon Trail: A New American Journey" a few months ago, and it all tied together very well.

Thank PepperMarsh
Reviewed September 17, 2016 via mobile

The National Historic Trails is a hands on and well organized center that clearly describes the experiences of those who traveled from east to west. One exhibit features a ride in a covered wagon that fords a river. You will feel the reality of the...More

Thank Richard C
Reviewed September 12, 2016

We went during Pioneer days in June it was fun. They had reactors and homemade butter, you get to load a handicraft and walk with it to experience what it was like and my son got to throw a hatchet at a log, safely of...More

Thank Daniel R
Reviewed September 12, 2016

The BLM hit it out of the park with this one. This is a great interpretive center for all ages. It covers California, Oregon and Mormon Trails. Also covers trappers and traders of early days, the pony express and introduction of the railroad. Displays are...More

Thank Carol B
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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