Cultural Institutions


The Municipal Theatre "Apostol Karamitev" - Dimitrovgrad is a cultural institution with 60 years of history. It was created in 1953 by Decree of the State Council of Bulgaria. It is the only state theater in not a regional town. The first director, the Plovdiv filmmaker Sasho Simov, a man…


The City Library "Penyo Penev" was opened on July 12, 1953. Initially, for a basis for her book fund served 5,000 volumes of books received as donations from libraries, businesses, public organizations and citizens, not only of the city, but also throughout the country. From the reports of the library…


The City Art Gallery "Petko Churchuliev” exists as art collection from 1962. In essence, it is an art museum that holds more than 2,250 works by nearly 400 artists. Differentiated are the sections: Painting, Graphics, Sculpture, Contemporary Art and Theatre poster. Together with the works of prominent Bulgarian artists, in…

Исторически музей

Historical Museum - Dimitrovgrad is a cultural and scientific institute, established in 1951. It is the first in Bulgaria Museum of Contemporary History. The profile of the museum is general history and has the following departments: 


House-Museum "Penyo Penev" in Dimitrovgrad is an act of gratitude love and appreciation for one of the most dramatic and provocative personalities in Bulgarian poetry of the 50s of the twentieth century - Penyo Penev. The museum keeps the memory of him, tells his story, and popularizes his verses.