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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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Great place to learn

We visit sporadically, new exhibits every few months. Several dynamic and interactive exhibits. I... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Casper, Wyoming
via mobile
Great place for the whole family to enjoy

We love coming to the Historic Trails Center. My kids love the wagon rides and the hand cart. The... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Kayla T
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1501 N Poplar St, Casper, WY 82601-1375
+1 307-261-7700
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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 8 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
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

The museum exhibits utilize cutting edge technology and film paired with the actual artifacts found along the trails to tell the story of the pioneers who traveled west in pursuit of a better life and the affect this westward migration had on Native Americans. This...More

Thank Kathleen T
Reviewed 3 October 2017

This place really gave me an experience to what things were like. We did the exihibit where you pull a hand cart. It was alot harder than I thought it would be

Thank lexienielson722
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Terrific history lessons displayed and experienced here. It's a wonderful collection of the brave men and women that made the journey to settle the west. Moving stories told and the visitor is educated and entertained.

Thank ellewy
Reviewed 3 October 2017

I enjoyed the scenery here, pretty lifelike! They do a good job of representing the "old west" with the different scenes throughout the museum. I enjoyed it, and I feel it was well worth stopping in.

Thank Mark M
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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