Casper Sights and Landmarks Guide, Wyoming
The city of is famous for the couple of historic sights and the number of museums which it possesses. The city of Casper has around four well furnished museums that regularly attract huge number of locals as well as foreign tourists towards them due to the great collection of artifacts they boast.
Other then the historic centers the city also has a happening library for book lovers and a science center for those who are interested in an educational tour. The city of Casper also has a couple of natural tourist hot spots in form of manmade parks thus giving the chance to different tourists to enjoy the touch of nature in this city.
To start with you can visit National Historic Trails Interpretive Center which is a facility that will help you understand how around 400000 immigrants from places like California, Mormon, Oregon, and Pony Express trails between the years of 1840 and 1870, came to this city of Casper. A simulated wagon ride which takes you over the North Platte River is enough to give you the feel of the path which people during those years would actually have used to enter this city of Casper.
Nicolaysen Art Museum and Discovery Center happens to be one of the very famous museums in the city of Casper which regularly attracts huge number of tourists. This art center actually is the place which showcases the great works of arts that various artists from the Wyoming and Casper region create every now and then. This center has a huge gallery and six small galleries which regularly invite visitors to enjoy the awesome pieces of art which the people of this region generate.
Tate Geological and Paleontological Museum is the place which displays various locally collected minerals which also includes a huge collection of jade. Also under the same roof you will find various fossils and many other geologically related stuff too.
Two other museums in the city of Casper are Wyoming Veterans’ Memorial Museum and Fort Casper Museum and Historical Center.
When it comes to enjoy the presence of nature in the city of Casper then you must visit Audubon Center which is located at Garden Creek. This is actually a wildlife preserving area which spreads over an area of around 450 acres. You will get the chance to enjoy many species of birds and plants while in this wildlife area.
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