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Kovac Planetarium

2392 Mud Creek Rd, Rhinelander, WI 54501
(715) 487-4411
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Ranked #1 of 16 attractions in Rhinelander
Type: Observatories/ Planetariums
Most recent review
- May 28, 2014
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Tomahawk
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20 reviews 20 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Visited several years ago and was amazed at the operation....all built by hand from one man's dream. Great story of the stars. Good for kids as well as adults. Better than planetariums I have seen in large cities.

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Summit Lake, Wisconsin
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33 reviews 33 reviews
12 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

Great view of the stars!! Unique way to see the constellations and planets of the night sky! Very reasonably priced also.

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Illinois
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014

Don't let the exterior fool you. This may be one of the most surprising small attractions you've ever seen, especially if you're a friend of the skies. This man-made planetarium is a most unique experience, without having to travel to a large city and/or spend big $$. A professional sky show/lesson in the middle of the Northland hills and trees.... More

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Rhinelander, Wisconsin
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013

Kovac Planetarium....a Planetarium built by the owner himself is a one of a kind place. His knowledge and passion is amazing, and we are so glad that it is being passed on! Hearing that he built it himself, one might question it compared to a big city planetarium, but have no worries, it is definitely a Gem in a small... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2013 via mobile

I went to the Planetarium with my school from Denmark and it was amazing. I enjoyed his vast knowledge of the working universe.

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Eagle River
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013

I took our grandchildren to Kovac's Planetarium. We were all amazed by what he was able to accomplish. This is truly a gem. One man's dream turned into an experience that can be enjoyed by all who visit.

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Onalaska, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013

We had a wonderful time at the Kovac Planetarium. Frank is very knowledgeable. The presentation was great! If someone had led me into the planetarium blindfolded and told me to open my eyes when I was seated I would have believed I was outside under the night sky! We will return with our grandchildren.

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NW Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2013

When I first learned about the Kovac Planetarium on CBS's Sunday Morning about 3 years ago, I wanted to go. Now that we live nearer (350 miles), we made it the destination for this summer's trip. As we got closer, I was worried that I may have built this "destination" into more than it would be. It was fabulous! The... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013 via mobile

Awesome experience. True gem in the north woods. 11couples stopped here on a road trip and really enjoyed the presentatipn

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Crandon, Wisconsin
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

Great for kids and adults! Very unique, and you will be amazed! Children under 5 will have a hard time sitting through it, but those in the 7+ age group as well as adults will find it very interesting.

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