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Kovac Planetarium

2392 Mud Creek Rd, Rhinelander, WI 54501-7789
+1 715-487-4411
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Voyage Into Space

The extreme passion of Frank Kovac, Jr. can be felt every moment while he takes you on a journey... read more

Reviewed yesterday
623cynthia01
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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Awesome small town treasure

Kovac's Planetarium is hand built and a must see - only one of a few like it, based on old time... read more

Reviewed 13 February 2017
superiorkayaker
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Rhinelander, Wisconsin
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“Voyage Into Space”
13 Feb 2017
“Awesome small town treasure”
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2392 Mud Creek Rd, Rhinelander, WI 54501-7789
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Reviewed yesterday 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

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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 24 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
Reviewed 6 August 2016

It was very cool to see a home built planetarium. The owner is very dedicated to his love of the stars. Not a great on the phone person, but good at his tour and explanation.

Thank ksilvermoon
Reviewed 25 July 2016

This is an experience you will not have again! This is the world's largest mechanical globe planetarium and it was built almost entirely by hand. Frank Kovac is such an amazing guy and knows so much about the universe. His presentation is full of information...More

1  Thank erinbsc
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shalsted
How much is the admission for adults and children?
27 July 2015|
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Response from jbrantmeier | Reviewed this property |
Sorry but I don't know. Suggest you google them
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Amy D
What hours are you open?
5 June 2015|
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Response from FRANK K |
Please call 715-487-4411 for avail;able showings
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