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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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Ford the River!

My wife, two young sons, and I visited the NHTIC in September 2016. We paid $6 each for my wife and... read more

Reviewed 22 September 2016
mikeindenver_303
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Denver, Colorado
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This was a very fun museum. You get to learn about the trails and get to ride a covered wagon. Soo... read more

Reviewed 22 September 2016
Robert H
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1501 N Poplar St, Casper, WY 82601-1375
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Reviewed 22 September 2016

My wife, two young sons, and I visited the NHTIC in September 2016. We paid $6 each for my wife and I and the kids were free. TIP: National Parks Annual Passes and Senior Passes (and all other NPS passes) are honored and can be...More

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Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

This was a very fun museum. You get to learn about the trails and get to ride a covered wagon. Soo much fun :)

Thank Robert H
Reviewed 21 September 2016

This museum was well worth the small entrance fee. The staff was very helpful and we enjoyed the interactive displays!

Thank Linda K
Reviewed 20 September 2016

You get the feel of how difficult it was to cross the US by wagon train. This place is great for kids and adults. The outside of the building is hidden in the hillside but follow the signs to the entrance for a great view...More

Thank Quality4122
Reviewed 19 September 2016

Great Center provides real view of emigrants' lives as they crossed from eastern US to western US; very informative, very well done. I'd read Rinker Buck's book "The Oregon Trail: A New American Journey" a few months ago, and it all tied together very well.

Thank PepperMarsh
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

The National Historic Trails is a hands on and well organized center that clearly describes the experiences of those who traveled from east to west. One exhibit features a ride in a covered wagon that fords a river. You will feel the reality of the...More

Thank Richard C
Reviewed 13 September 2016

We went during Pioneer days in June it was fun. They had reactors and homemade butter, you get to load a handicraft and walk with it to experience what it was like and my son got to throw a hatchet at a log, safely of...More

Thank Daniel R
Reviewed 13 September 2016

The BLM hit it out of the park with this one. This is a great interpretive center for all ages. It covers California, Oregon and Mormon Trails. Also covers trappers and traders of early days, the pony express and introduction of the railroad. Displays are...More

Thank Carol B
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

I really enjoyed this place!!! I learned SOOOO much. It was fun and informative and the Rangers who ran the place were extremely helpful and amusing. I definitely recommend this centre if you want to learn anything about the historic trails!! Go -- you WON'T...More

Thank CLG_Ottawa
Reviewed 10 September 2016

The National Historic Trails Interpretive Center is a gem, beginning with the thoughtfully done architecture of the center. The Center features four trails: Oregon, Mormon, California, and Pony Express. The exhibits are nicely done and great for people of all ages. We met Bozeman, Montana...More

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L B
6 March 2017|
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Response from mrj853 | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is a short video that is informative. You also can "ride" in a wagon that can give you the feel of what the ride was like. The exhibit is laid out in such a way that you can spend as much time as you like. Not far... More
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franks775
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
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