Opening hours

tel: +39 0574 611503

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday

10 AM - 3 PM

Friday and Saturday:

10 AM - 7 PM

Sunday and Holidays

3 - 7 PM



Last entrance half an hour before closing time.

Special openings

Open in mid-august


Full ticket

adults 19-65 years

10 €

Reduced tickets

individuals over 65, affiliated discounts

8 €

Reduced tickets

children aged 7 to 18, students of all ages

7 €

Groups – information

maximum group size of 12 + guide

8 €


from 1 to 2 adults & from 1 to 3 children aged 6-12

16 €


children from 0 to 6 years; accredited journalists; ICOM members; tour guides and tour leaders; disabled and invalids + 1 companion

Event ticket

single ticket + guided tour with guaranteed departure. Reservation is required by purchasing the ticket online (valid only on certain dates)

14 €

Exclusive visit up to 4 people

Reservations required at tel. 183 78 59 or by e-mail to

ticket (full or reduced) + 60 €

Reduced tickets

Members of the Life Beyond Tourism Movement
Guests staying at the Art Hotel Milano
Art Hotel Museo
Hotel President
Monash University and New Haven students

8 €


Buy your ticket online & get a 10% discount at our bookshop.
With this ticket you can visit all the permanent and temporary exhibitions.

Reservations are recommended for single visitors and obligatory for groups. For group reservations please contact Coopculture at 0574 1837859 | email:

Purchase tickets online

The Museum is fully accessible to people with disabilities.

The Museum is equipped with lockers with keys. Large bags, backpacks and any other objects which, in the opinion of the security staff, cannot be introduced into the exhibition spaces must be left in these lockers.

Use of the lockers is free. The lockers are not subject to any type of surveillance. The Museum is not liable for damage or loss of property.

Visiting rules

Some important instructions to respect in order to ensure a pleasant visit to the Museum.


It is strictly forbidden to:
- smoke inside the Museum
- bring food or drinks into the Museum; paper, cans, bottles or other waste must be disposed of in the rubbish bins located outside the Museum
- bring animals into the Museum
- touch the exhibits unless this is specifically permitted

Photographs and video

- Amateur photographs are allowed without the use of flash
- Professional photographs and video recordings are only permitted if the management prior authorisation


- Visitors are liable for any damage they cause to the displays, structure or exhibited works. The management accepts no responsibility for injury to persons and/or damage to property caused by visitors
- Parents and guardians of minors are responsible and accountable for their behaviour for the entire duration of their visit to the Museum


Any complaints from the public regarding problems encountered within the exhibition or reception areas can be forwarded to the email address or by sending a letter to: Fondazione Museo del Tessuto di Prato, Via Santa Chiara 24, Prato. A member of staff will reply within 15 days of receiving the complaint.

How to reach us

Museo del Tessuto, Via Puccetti, 3, 59100 Prato PO, Italy

By car

Take the A11 Firenze - Pisa motorway, exit at Prato est. Follow the signs to the city centre.
Parking: paid parking is available within walking distance from the Museum, either outside the city walls of the historic centre of Prato (Via Pomeria, Viale Arcangeli) or in the town centre (Viale Piave, Piazza San Marco).

By bus

The CAP and Lazzi bus lines provide a service between Florence and Prato with departures every 15 minutes from the Santa Maria Novella station.

By train

The Museum is easily accessible from Prato Central Station (15 minutes walk or 5 minutes by LAM urban bus towards Nenni, get off at the bus stop 'Castello') and Prato Porta al Serraglio Station (5 minutes walk through the pedestrian zone).

Where to sleep

The following hotels are partners of the Museo del Tessuto:

Art Hotel Milano

Via Tiziano 15, Prato
phone: 0574 23371

Art Hotel Museo

Viale della Repubblica 289, Prato
phone: 0574 5787