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Address: 2392 Mud Creek Rd, Rhinelander, WI 54501
Phone Number: (715) 487-4411
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Fascinating. An absolutely incredible experience! We had a great time at the show and then went outside that night to find the constellations we learned about! The northern... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 3, 2015
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Madison, Wisconsin
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Madison, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

Fascinating. An absolutely incredible experience! We had a great time at the show and then went outside that night to find the constellations we learned about! The northern Wisconsin night sky is a welcome escape from all of the light pollution surrounding the bigger cities. I could appreciate the night sky so much more after the show at the Kovac... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

There isn't much else that I can say - see all of the positive reviews!! We really enjoyed our show - it's amazing on many levels. The show was really good; however, observing Frank's passion is also an amazing experience! Part of the show was also learning about how he created his planetarium - and that's also a really engrossing... More 

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Rhinelander, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

If you are in the Northwoods, this place is a must. It is located on Hwy. 8 between Rhinelander and Crandon. The owner hand painted all the stars and it is one of the best planetariums i have been in. Much better than any of the digitally projected ones. I highly recommend a visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

You'll be in awe of what one man with a dream can do. Built from the ground up, every single star hand-painted to it's exact location, you won't be sorry. You can feel Frank's enthusiasm throughout his presentation. Well worth your time and very affordable.

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Union City
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

i felt like sitting in my living room without a roof watching at the starry sky with a narrator telling me what i was looking at. Very comfy and dreamy experience.

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Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Kovac's Planetarium is run by the guy who single-handedly built the planetarium. It is the world's largest rotating planetarium (or something like that). The presentation/show is fascinating. He provides you with a cushion so your butt/back doesn't get sore from sitting through the show. And the laser show at the end was fun for our kiddos. Definitely worth a visit!... More 

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Pelican Lake, Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Take the kids and your self and learn and enjoy the night sky and the stars. Sit and learn as the sky turns.

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Rhinelander, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

My husband had been to this planetarium before and was excited for me to experience it. We went there and I was blown away by the amount of work and dedication that was shown in the building. I also was thrilled by the information that was given to us by the owner. It was a great show, very interesting and... More 

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Appleton, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

This Planetarium was built by had by the owner and he shows the passion for his place. Learned a lot about the universe by visiting.

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Rhinelander, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Took my grandson to visit when he was visiting from Florida. He was 6 years old and absolutely loved it. Very educational and the owner gave grandson personal attention.. Would highly recommend!

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