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Kovac Planetarium

2392 Mud Creek Rd, Rhinelander, WI 54501-7789
+1 715-487-4411
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To bypass the planetarium is truly a mistake. It's pretty cool. All ages will have a great time... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Patrick D
via mobile

The planetarium was hand made from various materials - mostly wood - and the guy who built it used... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
William F
Crandon, Wisconsin
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2392 Mud Creek Rd, Rhinelander, WI 54501-7789
+1 715-487-4411
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Reviewed 3 days ago 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.

Thank Patrick D
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank William F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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

Thank 623cynthia01
Reviewed 13 February 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

1  Thank superiorkayaker
Reviewed 18 September 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
Reviewed 25 August 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
Reviewed 23 August 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
Reviewed 14 August 2016

An amazing structure and one of a kind. This not just explains the movement of the stars but demonstrates in in a way that cannot otherwise be experienced, besides by computer animation. And this is much better! Frank also explains everything as the program goes...More

2  Thank north757
Reviewed 11 August 2016

Frank is the ultimate guide and Host. He makes the stars and the sky and all the planets sooo interesting and fun to learn about. Well worth the price of admission and then some. Also, READ HIS BOOK. What a life story. Definitely as interesting...More

1  Thank L S
Reviewed 7 August 2016

Took my granddaughter(7 1/2), had a very enjoyable time. Frank was a very charismatic speaker, keeping everyone engage. We will go back .

1  Thank Lyn A
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27 July 2015|
Response from jbrantmeier | Reviewed this property |
Sorry but I don't know. Suggest you google them
Amy D
5 June 2015|
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Response from FRANK K |
Please call 715-487-4411 for avail;able showings