Visit Fort Stanton

The Fort Stanton Museum lets you explore and learn about the history and people of the area at your leisure.

Buy a unique keepsake from the Museum Store and help support Fort Stanton.

The Fort Stanton – Snowy River Cave National Conservation Area (NCA) was established in 2009 to protect, conserve, and enhance the unique and nationally important historic, cultural, scientific, archaeological, natural, and educational subterranean cave resources of the Fort Stanton – Snowy River cave system.

Map to Fort Stanton-Enjoy a beautiful drive on the Billy the Kid Scenic Byway through old Lincoln, then spend the afternoon exploring the Fort. The grounds around the Fort buildings are open every day and the Museum and Store are open every weekend.

Events at Fort Stanton-Step back into history at our Fort Stanton Live event every August–or just come sit on the porch at the museum and enjoy the quiet.

Request a Tour-Groups are welcome and always free. Come enjoy a docent led tour of the Fort, no matter how large or small your group might be.