As one of the most important in the country’s historical relics, mostly for storing the remains of San Saturnino, the first bishop of Toulouse . The exterior combines brick and stone, emphasizing its octagonal belfry five-story brick.
The Convent of the Jacobins is one of the best examples of Gothic architecture of the thirteenth and nineteenth centuries in southern France. The Church of the Jacobins is presented as a Gothic building dating from the thirteenth century, undoubtedly a landmark building for Toulouse.
The large refectory (dining room) currently serves the complex cultural space that houses temporary exhibitions of modern art, linked to Les Abattoirs, the recent Museum of Contemporary Art in Toulouse.
Housed in the impressive building of the former Augustinian monastery, located in the Old Town of Toulouse, Musee des Augustins is a fine arts museum that houses an outstanding collection of paintings and sculpture from the Middle Ages to the s. XX: Gothic sculpture (FF XIII-XV.), Religious painting (XIV-XVIII.), French painting (ss XVII-XIX.) And above all an exceptional collection of Romanesque sculptures of s. XII who come mainly from the cloister of the Basilica of San Saturnino, the monastery of Our Lady of the Golden and the chapter of the cathedral of San Esteban.