We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Montserrat Volcano Observatory

Fleming's, Montserrat
+1 664-491-5647
Review Highlights
A Quick Must Stop

WoW....Amazing to see pictures and hear about the destruction of the volcano. Very small place... read more

Reviewed 17 July 2017
nadine q
Saratoga Springs, New York
Great views and interesting history

The observatory offers what I imagine to be spectacular views. We went on a cloudy day so it wasn't... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2017
New York City, New York
Read all 99 reviews
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
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 surrounding environs including the abandoned capital, Plymouth. There is also a helipad on site. Educational talks are offered.
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good37%
  • Average16%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
Fleming's, Montserrat
+1 664-491-5647
Write a Review
Reviews (99)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 97 reviews

Reviewed 17 July 2017

WoW....Amazing to see pictures and hear about the destruction of the volcano. Very small place, small gift shop, short presentation. Good views of the volcano and surrounding area. A quick must stop

Thank nadine q
Reviewed 10 July 2017

The observatory offers what I imagine to be spectacular views. We went on a cloudy day so it wasn't a perfect or clear view but at times, we were able to see the volcano. On a sunny day, I bet the views are even more...More

Thank fun_travelers_3
Reviewed 6 May 2017

You have to visit MVO to understand the challenges, and resiliency, that the Montserrat community faces. Watch the video show the story of how a thriving culture had to literally pick up and move and replant themselves. There are books for sale as are some...More

Thank JenEricTravelers
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

In 1995 its principal city of Montserrat, Plymouth, was destroyed by a volcano, and nearly the entire 13,000 population of the island was evacuated. The volcano is still active, and the southern two-thirds of the island is an exclusion zones - an outer day use...More

Thank Kyzyk
Reviewed 14 April 2017

Followed several well placed signs up some pretty steep hills to arrive at the MVO. Limited parking but you should be able to find a spot. Amazing views of the volcano and surrounding vista. Helipad just outside, so beware of low flying aircraft, but pretty...More

Thank Bermuda1Cheltenham
Reviewed 5 April 2017

We drove to the MVO and was confuse that there is no public parking in the parking lot, nor are there any signs that give you the indication you're at the right place, but you are. The view of the volcano is good but no...More

Thank kariglenn5
Reviewed 1 April 2017

Great views and very good for photos. Informative and plenty to buy at the shop. The staff are very friendly and helpful.

Thank Elizella
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

We went to the observatory to see the views of the volcano and to learn the history of the eruption to the present time. The film is worth the US $4.

Thank lunanegra5
Reviewed 20 February 2017

The Montserrat Volcano Observatory is where the most studied volcano in the world is monitored 24/7. The short video presentation at the centre ($4 per person if not in the tour cost) shows the spectacle of the eruption and pyroclastic flows that enveloped the main...More

Thank Travlintone
Reviewed 18 February 2017

In order to understand the active volcano, the MVO is a must see. There is an informative video along with several walls of pictures that describe the area and effects of the volcano on the island.

Thank Iva V
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Elizabeth Erica P
23 March 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from lunanegra5 | Reviewed this property |
I believe it was $4 US.