The Musée de Montmartre (Montmartre Museum) is located in Montmartre, at 8-14 rue Cortot in the 18th arrondissement of Paris (France). It was founded in 1960 and was classified as a Musée de France in 2003. The buildings were formerly the home of several famous artists, including Pierre-Auguste Renoir and Suzanne Valadon.

The Montmartre Museum traces the history of the district in its permanent collections. There we find the artistic bohemia of Montmartre, the excitement of its famous cabarets but also an artistic atmosphere specific to the 19th and 20th centuries.

The Montmartre Museum keeps a collection of paintings, posters, illustrations, photographs and testimonies signed by artists such as, among others:

  • Toulouse Lautrec
  • Steinlen
  • Charles Gir
  • Amedeo Modigliani
  • Frantisek Kupka
  • Maurice Utrillo
  • Pierre Dumont
  • Charles Genty

Among the works on display:

  • The Cabaret of the Black Cat by Steinlen
  • The Mirliton bunting poster
  • The Japanese Divan or The Moulin Rouge by Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec
  • Place Pigalle by Maurice Utrillo
  • Self-portrait of Suzanne Valadon
  • Willette’s Parce Domine
  • The Place des Abbesses by Roland Dubuc
  • The Agile Rabbit Sign
  • Henri Rivière’s Shadow Theater

Address: 12 Rue Cortot, 75018 Paris, France


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Monday 10 AM–6 PM
Tuesday 10 AM–6 PM
Wednesday 10 AM–6 PM

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