Atlanta Metro / Atlanta

Georgia Capitol

206 Washington St
Atlanta, GA 30334


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.

The Georgia State Capitol is open to the public 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., 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 and history. 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.

Info & Amenities

  • Hours of Operation

    Monday: 8:00AM - 5:00PM
    Tuesday: 8:00AM - 5:00PM
    Wednesday: 8:00AM - 5:00PM
    Thursday: 8:00AM - 5:00PM
    Friday: 8:00AM - 5:00PM

    Admission & Fees

    Admission Fee $0.00