Strategically located in the area of Tanjung Bidara, Al-Khawarizmi Astronomy Complex (Balai Cerap Al-Khawarizmi) is one of the facilities provided by the Melaka State Government in order to meet the education and tourism needs in the study of Islamic astronomy. Melaka Mufti Department has been honored to manage the Al-Khawarizmi Astronomy Complex. Open to public since 2006, Al-Khawarizmi Astronomy Complex was named after the great ancient astronomer Imam Al-Khawarizmi.
According to the Science Officer in Al-Khawarizmi Astronomy Complex, the location of this complex is very strategic because you can have a good view at the sun as it is free from other obstruction. There were three main buildings in the Complex, which are the observatory, the Planetarium and the Training Centre. There are also accommodation facilities available.
The Al-Khawarizmi Astronomy Complex is currently undergoing a minor upgrading work. The
upgrading work is schedule for completion at the beginning of 2012.
Address: Kg. Balik Batu, Tanjung Bidara, 78300 Masjid Tanah, Melaka
GPS Coordination: N 2.296442, E 102.078615
Tuesday – Sunday – 9.30 a.m. to 12.30 p.m., 1.30 p.m. to 4.30 p.m.
Adult – RM1.00
Child – RM1.00
Planetarium Show / 3D
Adult – Rm2.00 / RM3.00
Child – RM1.00 / RM2.00
Adult / Child – RM 2.00
Night observation is only available for groups through special reservation.
Kompleks Falak Al-Khawarizmi
Kg. Balik Batu, Tanjung Bidara,
Tel: 06 – 3852671 / 06 – 3852672
Fax: 06 – 3852673
For more information, please visit the official website of Al-Khawarizmi Astronomy Complex.