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MUMAT - Museum of Textile Machines

The museum is located in the first carbonize (carbonizzo) building built in Vernio: Carbonizzo Meucci.
Here you can retrace the recent history and the textile industry past of the Bisenzio Valley, of the various examples of industrial archeology and above all the method of recycling the rags, peculiarity of the city of Prato. On display textile instruments and machines from the late nineteenth to mid twentieth century: filandre, cardature, the ancient factory turbine powered by the water of the Bisenzio river and a rare example of a restored wooden frame. Mumat is an example of a "widespread museum" linked to the textile sites, whose leader is the Textile Museum. The museum carries out didactic activities with school projects, guided visits and temporary exhibitions.


  • Via della Posta Vecchia, 1 Mercatale Vernio (PO)

  • Ticket: free entrance

  • Accessibility for disabled: yes


  • Phone: 0574 950478 - 0574 931067