The golden domed Georgia State Capitol is located at the heart of the bustling metropolis of Atlanta. It is the seat of government of the state of Georgia, housing all the offices of the Governor, Lieutenant Governor, and the General Assembly. Established in 1889, the capitol was designed after the United States Capitol in Washington D.C. The building employed the Renaissance and Classic Revival styles.
Statues, portraits of governors and historic flags adorn the interior of the capitol. The building also houses the Georgia Capitol Museum in its fourth floor. This museum contains several collections depicting the natural and cultural history of Georgia. According to its website, the museum aims to collect, preserve and interpret the history of Georgia. Some of the exhibits that can be seen by visitors are Native American artifacts, rocks and minerals, and fossils.