Casper's diverse history and modern culture come together in a unique assembly of museums.
FORT CASPAR is a reconstructed 1865 frontier army fort, 1859 Guinard bridge, museum and an 1847 Mormon ferry situated on the original site of four intersecting pioneer trails.
THE SCIENCE ZONE is where education is fun! Kids and adults alike are drawn to the interactive stations which focus on science, math, and technology.
THE TATE GEOLOGICAL MUSEUM is located on the Casper College campus, and houses over 3,000 fossil and mineral specimens. Exhibitions include touch/feel fossils for personal investigation.
THE NICOLAYSEN ART MUSEUM and DISCOVERY CENTER features contemporary art of the Central Rockies and the High Plains, with more than 25,000 square feet of galleries, classrooms and the kid-oriented Discovery Center.
THE HISTORIC TRAILS INTERPRETIVE CENTER offers the latest in interaction-designed museums, featuring state-of-the-art technology. The museum allows the visitor to experience what pioneer life was like for the early emigrants traveling on the Oregon Trail, California Trail, Mormon Trail, Bozeman Trail, Bridger Trail, and the Pony Express Trail.
Get more information of the best of Casper museums online at casperwyoming.info.