GHSFL Day at the State Capitol

9:00 a.m. Meet in the Rotunda

Enter through the Capitol’s main entrance on Washington Street. Please bring a government issued photo id: driver’s license, learner’s permit, school id, passport, teacher id, military id to show security. All visitors must have a valid photo id. Parents with children will only have to show the parent’s id.

9:15 a.m. Team & individual photos – House Chamber or Senate Chamber

Please ask permission from the chamber volunteers to hold the gavel or stand at the Well in the House of Representatives or Senate.

9:30 a.m. Group photo at the North Staircase on the 2nd Floor – Across from the Rotunda

10:00 a.m. Photo with Governor Deal – North Staircase

10:30 a.m. GHSFL Recognition in the House of Representatives – Please be seated in the House Gallery – Entrance on the 4th floor.

11:30 a.m. Fencing Demonstrations – Rotunda – All attendees should come and support the fencers.

12:00 p.m. Lunch - Paul D. Coverdell Legislative Office Building Cafeteria on the 6th floor

Located across the street from the Capitol – enter through main entrance on Capitol Square Street and go to the 6th floor. (Cafeteria style)

Dress Code

Respectable business attire is recommended. That is comfortable shoes, dress pants, dress shirt, sports coat/blazer and tie for men. Attire for girls should be a sensible shirt, dress pants, knee length skirt or dress. Shoes must be worn at all times; therefore we recommend comfortable, low-heeled shoes.


In compliance with security regulations, all visitors must enter the Capitol through a metal detector; the X-ray machine must examine hand-carried items. No weapons, including pocketknives, are allowed in the Capitol. These items should be left in a vehicle because security is not able to hold these items. Photo identification for adults is also required. School id and learner’s permits are also valid id for students.


From the North:

Take I-75/85 South to Exit 248A (Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive). Bear right onto Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive. The Capitol will be on the left.

From the East:

Take I-20 West to Exit 58A (Capitol Avenue).

Turn right on Capitol Avenue. The Capitol will be approximately one mile down on the left.

Link to directions, accessibility and security information:

Link to additional Georgia Building Authority Parking Locations:

Online Mapping:

The address to input for online maps/mobile app directions to the Capitol is:

18 Capitol Square SW Atlanta, Georgia 30334

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