Where was May December filmed? The house & all the filming locations

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Loosely inspired by a true story of a teacher-student relationship in the 90s, May December was entirely filmed in Georgia.

Set in Savannah, the Netflix drama revolves around a couple in an age-gap relationship who meet a famous actress doing research for a movie about their past.

Natalie Portman and Julianne Moore

Hollywood stars Natalie Portman and Julianne Moore headline the cast along with Charles Melton, known for his roles in the Riverdale and 13 Reasons Why series.

Here is our spoiler-free guide to all the filming locations of May December. We have listed the locations in chronological order.

The May December locations

May December savannah
The movie opens with some establishing shots filmed in Savannah's historic distric.

They appear the golden dome of the City Hall and a fountain in Lafayette Square.
(You can open all the locations on Google Maps by clicking on the links below in the captions ↴)
  Image courtesy of Ken Lund - Maps: City Hall / Square

Estill Manor
The Inn where Elizabeth stays in Savannah is the Estill Manor at 121 West 36th Street in the Starland District.

Built in 1920, this restored five-bedroom historic mansion with an English garden and pool has an estimated market value of approximately $1,800,000.
Image courtesy of Google Maps

The May December house

May December house
The Gracie and Joe Yoo's house is a nearly 3,000 square-foot three-bedroom waterfront home located in the Spanish Hammock neighborhood of Tybee Island.

With panoramic views over the Atlantic Ocean, a dock, and a gorgeous deck, according to Zillow, this property has an approximate market value of $1,900,000.
Image courtesy of Netflix - Map

May December Savannah
The fictional West Mercer Community Center was filmed at the First Baptist Church Educational Building in Savannah, located behind the historic 19th-century church.
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Gallery Espresso
The scene where Elizabeth meets Gracie's ex-husband, Tom, was filmed at the Gallery Espresso.

Established in 1993, this beloved coffee shop, tucked within the city's historic district, is known for its artistic ambiance and locally roasted coffee.
Image courtesy of Google Maps

The Posh Loft Savannah
As House Beautiful reported, the clothing store is The Posh Loft at 317 West Broughton Street, also in Savannah.
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Telfair Pets store
The Telfair Pets store is actually a shop called Exotic Underworlds located in the Oakhurst neighborhood of Savannah.
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The Crab Shack Tybee Island
The meeting with Gracie's former lawyer takes place at The Crab Shack seafood restaurant on Tybee Island.

Also featured in the Council of Dads series, you can check out the baby alligators swimming in the lagoon in between lobster bites.
Image courtesy of Netflix - Map

Courtney Station Apartments
Joe visits his dad at the Courtney Station Apartments, a luxury apartment complex in Pooler.
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Islands High School
The school scenes were filmed at Islands High School on Whitemarsh Island.

The airport is the Savannah-Hilton Head International Airport
Image courtesy of Netflix - Maps: School / Airport

Talmadge Memorial Bridge
After the airport scene, it appears the stunning Talmadge Memorial Bridge connecting the city to South Carolina.

Completed in 1991, this impressive steel bridge stands as an iconic landmark, offering stunning views of the river and the surrounding area.
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May December restaurant
The graduation dinner was filmed at Garibaldi's Savannah.

Housed in a historic building on Congress Street, this seafood restaurant is renowned for its delicious Italian cuisine and elegant dining atmosphere.
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Hutchinson Island
The scenes in the woods were filmed on Hutchinson Island, in the area of the Grand Prize of America Avenue.
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