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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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The best pioneer trails museum around

And it's free! Easily the best museum for the pioneer trails. Having been through many of the... read more

Reviewed 7 May 2017
Waukesha, Wisconsin
Very cool!

I had some time to kill after a work meeting. So went and took a tour through the museum. It is... read more

Reviewed 20 April 2017
Green Bay, WI
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1501 N Poplar St, Casper, WY 82601-1375
+1 307-261-7700
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Reviewed 7 May 2017

And it's free! Easily the best museum for the pioneer trails. Having been through many of the well-done LDS and Pony Express (and railroad) attractions, this one beats them all. Very nice central display with video and overview. And the attractions along the outside ring...More

1  Thank Waukesha_Bob
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

I had some time to kill after a work meeting. So went and took a tour through the museum. It is very hands on. It is very informative. I liked the experience a lot. I think my 8 yo son would love it too. However,...More

Thank klvaile
Reviewed 18 April 2017

The Interpretive Center is free! Excellent displays. Many interactive displays. My grandchildren participated in the Junior Explorer program and loved it. Staff friendly and helpful. Great for families!

1  Thank 96sherryb
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Excellent attraction. Lots to do for children and adults presented in a fun and interesting way. The interactive wagon ride fording the river and stagecoach ride across the prairie are highlights. The staff is friendly and well trained. You can spend a minimum of 45...More

1  Thank Patricia N
Reviewed 29 March 2017

We went and had a great time, one of the projectors was broke so it was free. They had really good displays and a treadmill that told how fast you had to walk with your cart to beat the winter snow.

Thank rickandnetteovid
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

This is an awesome place to learn about the people who passed through or stayed in Casper. And the best thing? it's interactive so whether you have children with you or not there's something for everyone!

Thank Cory Z
Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

Well worth the visit, whether you take young kids, teenagers, or both, like I did. This will be a visit the whole family enjoys.

2  Thank SM_Renaissance
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

As a historian, I like to visit museums that I haven't been to, and I'm very glad we went to this one! We were greeted at the door by a staff member, who gave us a quick run down on what we would see, and...More

1  Thank MrsPennyB
Reviewed 17 February 2017

I took a three year old through the Center. The wagon trip and interactive exhibits are very well done. There is a lot of information available. The have talks occasionally and the ones I have been to have been informative. They have a gift shop...More

1  Thank Robert S
Reviewed 13 February 2017

What a cool set of displays. They have done a great job and the interactive part is the best. Kids really like this place. We love to take visitors and grand kids. Great place to go on a windy day, makes you feel like a...More

1  Thank Wyoming Y
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5 March 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.
27 May 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