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Kovac Planetarium

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2392 Mud Creek Rd, Rhinelander, WI 54501-7789
+1 715-487-4411
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Amazing

It is so interesting to see and then to think one man created it, it was his dream makes it even... read more

Reviewed March 4, 2018
WisconsinBabs55
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Wisconsin
Outstanding. interesting and eduational

Hard to believe that a single individual could put together something like this.Very well done... read more

Reviewed October 5, 2017
John M
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Baraboo, Wisconsin
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“all ages” (6 reviews)
“hand painted” (4 reviews)
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2392 Mud Creek Rd, Rhinelander, WI 54501-7789
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Reviewed March 4, 2018

It is so interesting to see and then to think one man created it, it was his dream makes it even more special.

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Reviewed October 5, 2017

Hard to believe that a single individual could put together something like this.Very well done project, It will appeal to all ages, and everyone will learn something during the one hour program. It's not hard to find but it is not in a heavily traveled...More

Thank John M
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Reviewed August 4, 2017

Over an hour long presentation. Our two kids loved it (age 7 & 5). The other reviews all explain why this is a great stop on your vacation so I won't go into all of that information. I will write that the hand build and...More

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Reviewed July 19, 2017 via mobile

To bypass the planetarium is truly a mistake. It's pretty cool. All ages will have a great time. He's into it.

1  Thank Patrick D
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Reviewed July 13, 2017

The planetarium was hand made from various materials - mostly wood - and the guy who built it used very expensive glowing paint to paint every star in the sky! Yes, he did it... You need to call ahead, if you want to visit because...More

2  Thank William F
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Reviewed June 25, 2017 via mobile

The extreme passion of Frank Kovac, Jr. can be felt every moment while he takes you on a journey into the heavens of stars and galaxies beyond our solar system. Mr. Kovac has a constant smile and an expression of excitement because you have come...More

1  Thank 623cynthia01
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Reviewed February 13, 2017

Kovac's Planetarium is hand built and a must see - only one of a few like it, based on old time technology, stars hand painted, and cozy set up. Great for a small group or family. Call ahead for reservations, or to fill up a...More

2  Thank superiorkayaker
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Reviewed September 17, 2016

This amazing structure was built by one man (with a little help from his friends). Kovac grew up as a star gazer and shares his enthusiasm for the universe with his informative and engaging show. A popular attraction on rainy days but don't miss it...More

1  Thank peripatetictexan_12
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Reviewed August 24, 2016

In 2015, we took 2 of our grandchildren to Kovac's. LOVED the trip and science lesson!! On Wed. August 17, 2016 we came back with 2 other grandchildren. They couldn't believe such a wonderful place was so close to home! Frank is the BEST narrator...More

3  Thank Dianne G
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Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

I never expected it to be the great experience that we had. The owner did a fantastic job in constructing the planetarium. It is very true to reality and he does a fantastic job of engaging the audience, and a great presentation. We took our...More

2  Thank beabop81359
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Please call 715-487-4411 for available showings.
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