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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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Surprising history lesson that is both informative and entertaining

Don't miss the wagon ride! Expect to spend a couple of entertaining hours, and at the end you'll... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
David E B
Westward ho!

Not only is this a hands-on museum replete with enough displays to keep a pack of kids interested... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Mills, Wyoming
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1501 N Poplar St, Casper, WY 82601-1375
+1 307-261-7700
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Don't miss the wagon ride! Expect to spend a couple of entertaining hours, and at the end you'll probably also want to spend some cash at the souvenir shop, which has a very nice variety of unusual items available. The stting is beautiful as it...More

Thank David E B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not only is this a hands-on museum replete with enough displays to keep a pack of kids interested for a long time, but it boasts one of Natrona County's the finest views from its southern rampart. One warning: if you have the slightest tendency toward...More

Thank missinglynx1955
Reviewed 16 December 2017

if you have any interest whatsoever in the astonishing story of how people moved east to west 150 years ago then this is a must. the story is well told with each area describing a period in time with lots of videos and interactive tools....More

Thank Chrissie M
Reviewed 7 December 2017

I had not stopped at this center before because I figured it was going to cost $20 or more to go in. That was not the case. I was so glad I stopped here. They have some great displays and very informative. I saw some...More

Thank Michael S
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

We visit sporadically, new exhibits every few months. Several dynamic and interactive exhibits. I always learn something new. I’m a native New Yorker and grew up in museums.

Thank man4allsea
Reviewed 27 October 2017

We love coming to the Historic Trails Center. My kids love the wagon rides and the hand cart. The passport to adventure keeps up coming back and learning something new every summer.

Thank Kayla T
Reviewed 24 October 2017

Educational fun for young and old. Nice displays and great interactive areas. Friendly staff members. Lots to see and learn about.

Thank daisyvioletmisty
Reviewed 17 October 2017

Casper is probably somewhere you've stopped on the way to somewhere else, rather than a destination itself. This center makes it worth the stop. Whether you're American or not, this will give you a good feeling for the Westward Movement, its good and its bad,...More

1  Thank DebbiesOnTheRoad
Reviewed 8 October 2017

This center is great for any age. Lots of hands on items for both kids and adults . My wife teaches Pre-School and would love to take her class there is it weren't for the 2,000 mile trip. A must see.

Thank Jack D
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

Found the staff to be extremely helpful and knowledgeable. I would recommend this to anyone traveling through Casper that wanted some background of the area. It started off with a great movie that contained a plethora of information. Learned a great deal.

Thank Kristi G
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6 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