Stranger Things Location Guide | Where is the Netflix show filmed?
Stranger things was usually set in small-town America, but in Season 4, that idea dissipated as it became a much larger adventure spanning the globe.
The Netflix the huge cast of hit characters was split up this season, with some staying in different parts of America and some being sent away.
Perhaps unsurprisingly, it was the longest and most epic season to date. The final lasts more than two hours.
But where is the series set and what locations were filmed during this fourth season? Read everything you need to know about the filming locations of Stranger Things.
Where does Stranger Things take place?
Until Season 4, almost all of Stranger Things took place in Hawkins, a fictional town in the real-life state of Indiana, USA.
But this final season changed everything, with most of the action taking place elsewhere. There was still a group we followed in Hawkins, but there were also California and Russia.
Where are Hawkins’ scenes filmed?
Since the beginning of the series, scenes set in Hawkins have been filmed in Atlanta, Georgia, where many studios and productions are located. Marvel movies are often filmed there, as are exhibitions, incl Walking Dead and Atlanta.
Specific locations used for filming in the Atlanta area include Emory University, which serves as the Hawkins Nation Laboratory, the old school building at Patrick Henry Middle School, which is used for both the show’s middle and high school, and 45 Pray Street in Douglasville, which is used for the Hawkins Police Station.
Where were the Russian scenes filmed?
Filming of Hopper, Joyce and Murray’s Season 4 scenes in Russia actually took place in Lithuania, including the centuries-old Lukiški Prison in Vilnius, which doubled as the prison where Hopper was held.
The place was now turned Airbnb fans of the show to stay, so if you want to cast spells in Hopper’s winter prison cell (and why wouldn’t you?), you can sign up now. The remaining snowy scenes of the season were also filmed in Vilnius and its surroundings.
Where were the California scenes filmed?
Season 4 also featured a storyline in California where Eleven, Will, Jonathan and Joyce moved there and Mike came to visit.
These scenes were reportedly filmed in Albuquerque In New Mexico, Eldorado High School doubled as the fictional Lenora Hills High School in California.
A particularly memorable scene set in a roller rink was filmed at Roller King, an ice skating rink in Albuquerque, while other California scenes were filmed around Los Lunas, a village in Valencia County, New Mexico.
Stranger Things Seasons 1-4 are available to stream Netflix now.