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All reviews gift shop old west visitors' center self guided tour wyoming history an interesting place reconstructed buildings low key local history interesting facts historical value the river admission fee casper area western history helpful staff special events
A lot to see here. When you first walk in the gift shop you see the gift shop off to the left. Can get some great treasures for a reasonable price. The museum inside is very well done and quite informative. Outside is even more...More
I took my wife and Daughter to see the FT. Caspar Museum. It was terrific. It allowed my 9 yr old to understand the old days easy but aso made it clear to undeesrand to adults also! lol....their displays are well done, and the best...More
If you want to see a fort with stone/wood walls, this is not a place to visit. There are historical buildings with furnishings and historical interpretations.
The purpose of Fort Casper is to protect the river crossing.
Man has altered the river flow. However we...More
Unfortunately, the outer fort buildings were closed when I arrived but I had an interesting time looking at the exhibits inside the main building. Interesting display on the local "cavalry" brass and drum band. I very interesting display traced the evolution of plains Indian fling...More
Or maybe Fort Casper is instructive because it is so small. Brought up on Hollywood movies, I thought of Western forts as enormous with lots of room inside and big guardhouses. Instead, Fort Casper consisted of modest size log cabins. It was not even fully...More
We were lucky enough to arrive as the gentleman was about to unlock the fort and he was kind enough to give us a guided tour. Wow, it was brilliant, so much knowledge really brought the place to life. Even without the tour this is...More
The fort was rebuilt in 1933. It appears to have been done very well and all the rooms have been furnished just as if it were 1870s.A must see and only $3 Or $4 for entry. The museum explains the history of the fort and...More