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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Hard to believe only 5000 of the original 14000 inhabitants still live on the island. It’s beautiful and peaceful here and only accessible through Antigua.. lovely, awesome, and quiet, the people are ... more »
To see what the people of Montserrat went through was sad for us but it also showed the resilience of the people. Our tour guide, Norman Cassell, taught us a lot, showed us a lot and the video documen... more »
A must visit place for any trip to Antigua. The Observatory is monitoring the active volcano. There’s lots of history here on the various eruptions and devastation of Plymouth and the southern half of the island. You should definitely watch the video. It’s also a good spot to see the volcano and the flows from its eruptions.
Great view of the volcano from here! Has a video on what happened and the history timeline of events leading up to the eruption.
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