Art and culture
L. Pecci Center for Contemporary Art (www.centropecci.it)
The "Luigi Pecci" Center of Contemporary Art of Prato is the first Italian museum built ex novo, that’s dedicated specifically to modern visual arts.
Textile Museum (www.museodeltessuto.it)
The museum hosts an immensely interesting patrimony of textiles, and is especially renowned for the quality and variety of its collections. Since its founding in 1975, the Museum has hosted collections that document the art of textiles from the Paleo-Christian era to modern times. It also periodically sponsors exhibitions.
Francesco Datini State Archive (www.istitutodatini.it)
Headquarters of the “F. Datini” International Institute of Economic History
Leonetto Tintori and the Vainella School (www.cultura.toscana.it)
The building that hosts Accademia Residence was the birthplace of famous painter Lionetto Tintori of Prato, founder of the Vainella School.