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Attractions in Casper, WY (showing 1 - 7 out of 7)

Casper Planetarium

Casper Planetarium

904 N Poplar St
Casper, WY 82601directionsDirections
(307) 577-0310

The Casper Planetarium consistently attracts stargazers of every age. The wide open Wyoming skies are seen more clearly thanks to the state-of-the-art equipment and telescopes that bring outer space into a much closer, sharper focus. In addition to illuminating constellations and planets, there is a wide range of attractions, multi-media programs, lectures, and presentations from various scientists and other experts. Also, don't forget to stop by the gift shop and the exhibit that features a real meteorite.

Fort Caspar Museum

Fort Caspar Museum

4001 Fort Caspar Rd
Casper, WY 82604directionsDirections
(307) 235-8462

It's not often that a museum possesses the impressive scale and multi-dimensional impact that the Fort Caspar Museum does. This museum defies the conventional concept of a museum as it is a collection of reconstructed buildings on the original location of Platte Bridge Station and Louis Guinard's Platte Bridge. These structures amazingly replicate their original appearance, and in addition to this stunning display, the museum also features various cultural and natural history exhibits of Central Wyoming.

Hogadon Ski Area

Hogadon Ski Area

2500 W Hogadon Rd
Casper, WY 82601directionsDirections
(307) 235-8499

Take to the slopes for a fun skiing adventure at Hogadon Ski Area. This impressive ski area features 60-plus acres of well-maintained trails, 600 vertical feet, and an apex that reaches 8,000 feet above sea level. This natural attraction boasts slopes that both seasoned pros and beginners will enjoy, as well as three lifts, snow-making machines, equipment rentals, a snack bar and ski and snowboarding classes.

National Historic Trails Interpretive Center

National Historic Trails Interpretive Center

1501 N Poplar St
Casper, WY 82601directionsDirections
(307) 261-7700

Casper's National Historic Trails Interpretive Center is one of the area's most popular attractions for several good reasons. This venue offers a chance to learn about the role that various trails played in the development of Wyoming and the western part of the country. Learn in detail about some of the area's most significant trails that include the Oregon, California, Mormon, Bridger and even the Pony Express. In addition to seeing visually arresting exhibits about the history of these trails, visitors can actually experience the trails themselves by follow the BLM signs outside the center. The National Historic Trails Center gives you the unique opportunity to walk through the same trails that have been used since the late 19th century.

Spirit Rider Wagon Train Adventures

Spirit Rider Wagon Train Adventures

5897 S 12 Mile Rd
Casper, WY 82604directionsDirections
(307) 277-1235

If you've ever wondered what it was like for the pioneers as they traversed the country in covered wagons, wonder no more! You can actually experience the thrill of riding through the Oregon Trail in an authentic covered wagon courtesy of Spiritrider Wagon Train Adventures. Enjoy the scenery as you enjoy one of four different tour packages that range from one-hour sightseeing trips to four night/five day excursions that also include authentic pioneer food and entertainment.

The Nicolaysen Art Museum

The Nicolaysen Art Museum

400 E Collins St
Casper, WY 82601directionsDirections
(307) 235-5247

Foster the spirit of creativity in your kids when you bring them to the Nicolaysen Art Museum and Discovery Center. Not only will they get to see some of the world's most iconic artwork by such renowned artists as Andy Warhol, they will also view Western-themed and contemporary work from regional, national and international artists. And if all that art moves your kids to want to create something of their own, there are several hands-on exhibits and attractions that await them in the discovery center.

Werner Wildlife Museum

Werner Wildlife Museum

405 E 15th St
Casper, WY 82601directionsDirections
(307) 235-2108

Experience some of Wyoming's wildest wildlife without having to venture out into the wild. You only have to go as far as exploring the attractions at the Werner Wildlife Museum, a facility that is affiliated with Casper College. Several incredible creatures are featured as stuffed and mounted representatives of the various species from the area. See grizzly bears, mountain lions, and birds of prey. The museum also includes displays of animals from Canada, Alaska, Africa, Southeast Asia as well as other exotic places from around the globe.

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