Montserrat Volcano Observatory, Montserrat

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Learn about the recent history of the Soufriere Hills volcano at Montserrat Volcano Observatory, active since 1995. Covering the island's capital city during an eruption in 1997, it is monitored on a daily basis. Visitors can head inside to purchase souvenirs and watch a short educational video about the volcanoes recent activity. Outside, panoramic views of the surrounding carpet of forest and the Soufriere Hills volcano in the distance await. Use our Montserrat trip maker to arrange your visit to Montserrat Volcano Observatory and other attractions in Montserrat.
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  • You get a good view of the volcano here. The twenty minute movie about the eruptions is well worth the trip up thehill. There is a small souvenir shop. They sell an excellent book of photos of the vol...  more »
  • If you are not familiar with the various eruptions that has buried the capital city of Plymouth then this is an important first stop. The video is about 25 minutes and gives one good idea on the force...  more »
  • The observatory has a short video which is well done and allows you to see the volcano erupting over the 10 or more years it erupted. It shows before and after pictures and explains what is happening....  more »
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  • Lovely establishment catering to all those who are interested in seeing how Montserrat was before the volcano and what took place during the distruction. Friendly & Informative Staff!
  • Awesome. Wish they still had the public binoculars there
  • There's an interesting film about the volcano eruption. Amazing views looking and the volcano and the surroundings. Exhibition quite small but the pictures are really interesting.
  • Small place with a nice view and exhibits about the eruption and the actual conditions on the island, is a great stop while doing the guided tour of Montserrat, we did the ferry tour that included a lunch and island tour, our guide was a police officer during the time of the eruption so he had all kinds of info and points of view of the tragedy that ensued during the event... Sad but beautiful views
  • Fantastic staff and great views of the volcano
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