Western Heritage

  • Book Signing with Craig Johnson

    Book Signing with Craig Johnson

    Join popular Wyoming author, Craig Johnson, of the popular "Longmire" series.  Read more
  • The Bishop Home

    The Bishop Home

    The Historic Bishop House, built in 1907, stands at 818 E. 2nd Street in Casper Wyoming. It is available for tours and all types of special events....Read more
  • Lunch and Learn about Calamity Jane

    Lunch and Learn about Calamity Jane

    The Fort Caspar Museum Association announces its winter Lunch and Learn program on Saturday, January 18, 2014, beginning at noon.  Glenda Bell will prRead more
  • Culture at the Crossroads

    Culture at the Crossroads

    Casper has a rich frontier history, and the National Historical Trails Interpretive Center is a world-class museum and a perfect starting point for your exploration of our history. Mountain men, Native Americans, emigrants, traders, and...Read more
  • Visit the Casper Events Center!

    Visit the Casper Events Center!

    The Casper Events Center is truly a world-class venue where you can catch some of the best in entertainment in the state. From rodeo action to Monster Truck competitions to the Best of Broadway and some of the hottest musical...Read more
  • Explore Native American History

    Explore Native American History

    Before settlers arrived in the Casper area, Native American tribe flourished on the plaines for millennia. The earliest known inhabitants of Wyoming are the Clovis, who lived in Wyoming 12,000 years ago. The historic Indians in Wyoming...Read more
  • Scenic Drive to Independence Rock

    Scenic Drive to Independence Rock

    Wyoming is synonymous with scenic drives that transport visitors to often surreal views of pristine, untouched landscapes. Casper’s central location offers hundreds of driving routes to parks and landmarks throughout the state. Your vacation...Read more
  • Check Out Casper's Museums!

    Check Out Casper's Museums!

    There are plenty of museums in Casper that will fascinate and educate every member of the family. There are art and science museums, history museums and museums that explore the geologic past of the Casper area. Whatever your particular...Read more
  • Exploring Old West Trails

    Exploring Old West Trails

    Young cowpokes will find it easy to get into the pioneer spirit at The National Historic Trails Interpretive Center, which tells the trials and triumphs of the West's early settlers through a unique series of interactive exhibits. It’s a fun...Read more
  • Thrills, Chills and Goosebumps

    Thrills, Chills and Goosebumps

    Are you fascinated by paranormal activity? Then Casper is the place for you. Casper was an outpost on the old western trails, and it's full of history and haunted lore. Casper’s historic Sand Bar was nasty back in the roaring 20’s; some...Read more
  • Visit the Salt Creek Museum

    Visit the Salt Creek Museum

    This museum is a showcase for some important Central Wyoming history. Exhibits chronicle the Salt Creek Oilfields from 1889 to the present, oilfield workers and their families, and a history of the area, including the Teapot Dome scandal.Read more
  • Visit  WY Veterans Memorial Museum

    Visit WY Veterans Memorial Museum

    This unique museum is dedicated to memorializing all veterans from the Indian Wars of the 1850s up to the Global War on Terrorism. The Spotlight Case singles out specific veterans and their amazing stories and displays them in an intimate setting.Read more
  • Visit the Werner Wildlife Museum

    Visit the Werner Wildlife Museum

    The Werner Wildlife Museum offers an exhilarating way to spend an afternoon. The focus of the museum is on Wildlife Native to Wyoming, but displays also include specimens from North America, Asia, Malaysia, Africa, Europe and other locations...Read more
  • Visit the Tate Geological Museum

    Visit the Tate Geological Museum

    Take a Walk Through Time at the Tate! For everyone interested in dinosaurs (and who isn’t?) and the wonders of Earth’s geologic past, the Tate Museum should not be missed.Read more
  • Mormon Handcart Visitor Center

    Mormon Handcart Visitor Center

    See different locations in Wyoming where a group of 600 pioneers, many walking with their possessions in handcarts, experienced dangerous hardships until they were rescued by the saints from Salt Lake City.Read more
  • Visit the Fort Caspar Museum

    Visit the Fort Caspar Museum

    Tour the reconstructed 1865 military post at a major river crossing on the Oregon, California, Mormon Pioneer and pony express Trails, as well as the Transcontinental Telegraph Trail Corridor. Casper is steeped in western history...Read more
  • Travel Back to the Old Frontier

    Travel Back to the Old Frontier

    Take a trip back in time at the Fort Caspar Museum and Historic Site. Built as a trading post on the Oregon Trail, it later served as a military post of the U.S. Army.Read more
  • Yee Haw, It’s Rodeo Time!

    Yee Haw, It’s Rodeo Time!

    Polish your boots, dust off the cowboy hat and wiggle into those Wranglers. July is time for the Central Wyoming Fair and Rodeo. Read more
  • Come See the Rose Bowl of College Rodeo

    Come See the Rose Bowl of College Rodeo

    Each June, the top collegiate rodeo champions in the nation converge on Casper to test their mettle in the ultimate battle between man and beast. Read more
  • Culture at the Crossroads

    Culture at the Crossroads

    With the Oregon, Mormon, California, and Pony Express trails all converging in here, Casper is a fantastic place to discover American History.Read more