1. Planetarium Smolyan City

The largest Planetaruim in Bulgaria opens doors in 1975 and ever since, enjoys popularity and is visited all year round by city guests, students and fascinated with the sky enthusiasts. More than 50 sessions (special programs) to see are available in different languages.

2. Regional Museum of History – Smolyan

The historical museum in Smolyan, founded in 1935 by Stoyou Nedelev Shishkov, an enthusiast and a devoted researcher of Rhodopes, now is named after its founder. There are over 150 000 objects at display in several exhibitions.  

3. Bulgarian National Astronomical Observatory Rozhen

The Bulgarian National Astronomical Observatory is the largest in the Southeast Bulgaria and on the Balkans. The Observatory officially opened on 13 March 1981 and is an office of the Institute of Astronomy of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (BAS). The Observatory hosts events and lectures for groups and individual visitors.

4. Museum of Speleology in Chepelare city

The Speleology and Rhodopean Karst Museum hosts a unique collection of different rock and mineral samples and cave artifacts.