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Can' visit Montserrat without going here

Visited via a narrow, winding road. Excellent view of the volcano and a ggod video showing the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
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The observatory is a must visit place on Montserrat, but be warned there is not much there. You get... read more

Reviewed August 25, 2018
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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The Montserrat Volcano Observatory (MVO) located in Flemings, Salem. The Observatory is a colourful state-of- the art building equipped to monitor the volcano on a 24-hour basis. The Observatory is strategically positioned to view the volcano and...more
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited via a narrow, winding road. Excellent view of the volcano and a ggod video showing the harrowing recent history of the island. Interesting to see the equipment that the specialists have to monitor the activity of the volcano.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank ChrisJS51
Reviewed January 2, 2019 via mobile

Friendly staff. Got quite a bit of education on the volcano in montserrat and on some in the Caribbean. Mr Christopher was very willing to answer our questions

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank jbrunz84
Reviewed November 22, 2018

There is a nice view of the volcano and the surrounding area. There is a sulfur smell. The buried town is barely visible on the coast.The movie is ($4).

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 14, 2018

We stopped there after our tour of the island. What a great view from the Observatory and very informative!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Simone M
Reviewed September 7, 2018

Great viewing point, and a must visit stop on your Montserrat tour. Make sure you watch the volcano movie (free) so good!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Mike S
Reviewed August 25, 2018

The observatory is a must visit place on Montserrat, but be warned there is not much there. You get to watch a very interesting film by Dave Lee (from Hill Top Cafe) and if you're lucky, you might see the helicopter taking off or landing....More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank DHE30PP
Reviewed July 5, 2018 via mobile

We came here on part of a tour of the island. Learned a lot about the Interesting, yet tragic history of the territory. Very moving. I would recommend a random stop here or as part of a tour.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank ToonPatriot
Reviewed May 21, 2018

It was real exciting to see the volcano up close. The lush greenery on one side and the ash build-up from previous eruptions on the other side is a great phenonenon. Any visitor to Montserrat should visit the observatory. To

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank alexandrina55
Reviewed May 6, 2018 via mobile

The view from the observatory was breathtaking.. I could see the smouldering volcano that looks kind of serene due to the devastation it caused... the people have been re housed on the other side of the island at a beautiful place they have named lookout...

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank jules5551
Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

If you go Montserrat, take a trip to the Observatory. It is very small but well informed. There are various posters outlining volcanic activity in Montserrat as well as other Caribbean islands. You can watch a short video, that really brings to life the magnitude...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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I believe it was $4 US.