Completed in 1889, the Georgia Capitol remains one of the most impressive buildings in the state. Still a working government building, the Capitol's recent renovation offers visitors a unique experience in exploring Georgia both past and present.
The Georgia Capitol Museum is a public educational institution housed in the Capitol building under the administration of the University of Georgia Libraries. The Museum seeks to preserve and interpret the history of the Georgia State Capitol building itself as well as the events that have taken place within its walls. To carry out this purpose, the Museum collects, maintains, and exhibits significant artifacts, including historic flags and works of art, within the Capitol. Educational and tour programs are offered daily.
Georgia State Capitol is open to the public 8:00AM to 5:00PM, Monday through
Friday and is closed on weekends and holidays. Guided tours are available
Monday through Friday. All tours are free. Tour times
are subject to change so please call ahead. Student groups and other large
groups need to call (404)463-4536 to make reservations. Capitol Exploration
Guides are available from the Capitol tour desk to explore the Capitol's art
The Georgia General Assembly is in session beginning the second Monday in January and continues for 40 working days. During this time the Capitol is busy with activity. Visitors can watch the proceedings from the public gallery where seats are available on a first come-first serve basis. The Capitol is located in downtown Atlanta at the intersection of I-20 and I-75/85, near Underground Atlanta, Atlanta City Hall, and the Five Points and Georgia State MARTA stations Search "Georgia Capitol Museum & Tour Program" on this site for special events, programs, tours and other information.
Hours of Operation
Sunday: 8:00AM - 5:00PM
Monday: 8:00AM - 5:00PM
Tuesday: 8:00AM - 5:00PM
Wednesday: 8:00AM - 5:00PM
Thursday: 8:00AM - 5:00PM
Admission & Fees
Admission Fee $0.00