Musée de Montmartre is housed in a 17th-century abbey, the "Hotel Rosimond" named for a famous actor of Molière's troupe, within the old village of Montmartre. Its main building has been home to famous artists and musicians including Maurice Utrillo, Vincent van Gogh, Raoul Dufy, Erik Satie, and Auguste Renoir, who painted "The Garden in the Rue Cortot, Montmartre" (1876). Today the museum contains a collection of paintings, photographs, posters, and manuscripts documenting Montmartre's history. It also features temporary exhibits on artists that have lived in Montmartre, and contains a cultural center that presents lectures and concerts.
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