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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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Good experience!

This unique museum brings to life the pioneers trails, struggles and day by day hard life. You can... read more

Reviewed 27 July 2016
Nava B
A must see

We make a habit of taking our out of town guests to the Trails Center. I have personally visited... read more

Reviewed 26 July 2016
Jean T
Waikoloa, Hawaii
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1501 N Poplar St, Casper, WY 82601-1375
+1 307-261-7700
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Reviewed 27 July 2016

This unique museum brings to life the pioneers trails, struggles and day by day hard life. You can experience their hardships almost first hand; from pulling a wagon wheel to lifting up heavy burden. There are so many things to watch, touch, lift, drag and...More

Thank Nava B
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

We make a habit of taking our out of town guests to the Trails Center. I have personally visited many times and always learn something new. If you are going through Casper, make time to check out this fascinating Museum, so important to learning the...More

Thank Jean T
Reviewed 25 July 2016

After riding on a wagon train, we stopped in to take in this museum. Great addition to our experience. Museum steps through time, detailing the process of the trails, how and why they became so important to our country. A lot of hands on activities...More

Thank Patricia R
Reviewed 25 July 2016

This is an unusual museum experience where you become a part of the action. See the settlers trail activities brought to life right in front of your eyes. Act out your own role in pulling a wagon yourself down the trails; will you actually make...More

Thank Biztraveler11
Reviewed 24 July 2016

This is a great place to visit ( free for senior pass members!). The information is about the different trails settlers took to the west coast. There is a wagon train replication you can take and other participation exhibits. Also a good film about life...More

Thank 2015birdwoman
Reviewed 24 July 2016

This is one of the best museums we have visited. It is especially good for children. There are a lot of hands on activities. There are also a lot of large scale models of wagons. The video is excellent. The staff is very friendly and...More

Thank LankyOmaha
Reviewed 23 July 2016

educational and wonderful experience. Staff were friendly and very helpful when answering all our questions. We were there to meet Morris who was conducting Wagon Rides. After the ride we returned to continue looking at the exhibits as there was so much to see.

1  Thank LIL32Brisbane
Reviewed 22 July 2016

What a wonderful centre, we spent 2 hours there! Fabulous exhibits, theatre and shop covering the many trails which went through or near Casper. Great perspective from both the local native tribes and pioneers side.

Thank seekerof
Reviewed 20 July 2016

The NHTIC is top-drawer in all ways. It's so well presented, gorgeous, and informative in an entertaining way.

Thank ZorroAhora
Reviewed 18 July 2016

We wanted to visit this museum mainly to get our National Park Passport stamped will all different trails but we were pleasantly surprised how good it was. The exhibit is nicely done and very informative. Worth a stop.

Thank medicmike94
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This would be a stop along a 9 hr drive. So I will not have much time. Is the stop still worth it?
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
any differences in Casper center and Baker city site? What are they if any?
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