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Malacca 2nd Planetarium is Now Open



The Dome..

Melaka now have 2nd Planetarium, more planetarium in other state. It is situated at 4ha main Melaka International Trade Center (MITC) Roundabout. The Planetarium has 20 high technology equipment for public to see. The different from Al-Khawarizmi Planetarium in Tanjung bidara is Al-Khawarizmi is really used to setup the Islamic calendar by State Islamic Agency. Just opposite the Planetarium is Melaka bowling complex that also already completed. This two are just near my office, will update photo soon. Read this from the star online:


Fascinating: Mohd Ali (middle) looking at some of the equipment at the planetarium during his visit recently-The Star.

Tuesday July 14, 2009,

RM20m planetarium ready for visitors

Chief Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Ali Rustam said the Malacca Planetarium is scheduled to open tomorrow.

He said the planetarium was equipped with the latest astronomy technology provided by Pico International (M) Sdn Bhd, costing RM2.4mil.

Besides attracting those keen to learn more about the beauty and secrets of the universe, the planetarium would also enable researchers from various institutions of higher learning to conduct experiments, he added.

He said the state was considering imposing an entrance fee of RM10 for adults, with a discount for children and students.

The planetarium is built on the site of the 4ha roundabout located at the MITC in Ayer Keroh.

It houses a 15m internal dome and also a theatre with a capacity for 250 people.

Currently, there are three other planetariums in the country, namely the National Planetarium in Damansara, Kuala Lumpur, the Terengganu Planetarium located at the foothill of Bukit Besar and the RM20mil Al-Khawarizmi Astronomy Complex in Tanjung Bidara, Malacca.



Updates:

Entrance Fee:
Adult : RM15
Student : RM8
Children under 7 years old : Free.

— asmaliana

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19 thoughts on “Malacca 2nd Planetarium is Now Open”

  1. can i know the number phone this melaka Planetrium
    because my college would like to visit this place. Thank you.

  2. Hi,may i know there is a special package for a group of students?we may be visit the planetarium around end of january 2010..may i know the entrance fee during that period?

  3. MAY I KNOW THE ADDRESS TO THIS (MITC) PLANETARIUM. I COULD NOT FIND THE ADDRESS. I WILL BE COMING FRM MALACCA CITY ITSELF.
    CHEERS

  4. hi asmaliana,may i knw, can i do shooting in Planetarium about this Melaka Planetarium for our Class Assignment, we have permission letter from our college, telling u that we are going to do some assignment. just doing for a simple shooting around there can we? we r also planning to go Planetarium this weekends.

  5. hye asmaliana..i’m a multimedia student from KLMU, would like to ask, can we make a documentary about this planetarium for our final project. i would like to enquire, can we make a shoot inside the building as we have the latter from our lecturer.

  6. Hi,

    Please call 06:2322424 , Miss Fatehani the Planetarium Manager or fax the letter to 062320408 for permission to bring video into the planetarium ASAP. thx

  7. salam,
    is there any travel agency that promote this planetarium as one of their location…i like to bring my tadika students here..is there any package…n what should i do (do i have to write to the manager)

  8. Hani,

    Just contact directly to the Melaka Planetarium, they will assist you with the package. Contact number is 06-2322424 or you can always call Melaka One Call center at 06-2333333.thx

  9. slm sy nazim,so nak tanya harga tiket masuk utk student sek rendah…n guru n penjaga….setiap seorang perlu bayar RM????

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