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Address: 2392 Mud Creek Rd, Rhinelander, WI 54501
Phone Number: (715) 487-4411

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SO cool!

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 7, 2015
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Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin, United States
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Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 131 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 4 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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10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
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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49 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
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 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
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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Galveston
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Kovac Planetarium is a heart-felt tribute to the heavens. A true labor of love. I learned about the constellations and stars, which was great. But I also appreciated the tactical and creative energy and the dedication over a long time that went into creating this structure. The story of the Planetarium's construction is as mesmerising as the show itself--and that's... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Reluctantly went at the request of friends. Thought it was more to educate kids. Boy was I wrong. Great learning experience for young and old. Owner and creator has done a magnificent job in transforming his passion into a reality that all can enjoy.

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Simi Valley, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

My wife and I took a 10 day tour of Wisconsin last month. We saw lakes by boat, sea caves by kayak, the Dillinger shoot out spot, the Dells and a lot of beautiful country, but the most interesting attraction was the Kovac Planetarium. Frank Kovac has, through grit, determination and love of astronomy built an impressive facility and he... More 

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West Bend, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014 via mobile

Need a fun outing while visiting the North Woods? Try the Kovac Planetarium for a unique experience. Frank Kovac is living his dream being able to share his vast knowledge and enthusiasm with the public. All ages will enjoy the show. Frank rocks!

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Madison
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

We were a group of nine, ages 2 to 65, and Frank included something to elicit a "wow" from each of us. We've seen the most famous planetarium shows in the U.S., and that's what they are...shows. This was an experience, Frank adjusts his presentation depending on each day's audience. Be sure to grab a neck pillow as you enter,... More 

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Address: 2392 Mud Creek Rd, Rhinelander, WI 54501
Phone Number: (715) 487-4411
Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Rhinelander

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