Bæringsstofa is a small movie theater in the Saga Centre, named after the photographer from Grundarfjörður, Bæring Cecilsson (1923-2002). An interesting slideshow of his pictures about life in Grundarfjörður through the ages is presented in the cinema. Photographs by Bæring span the time from the formation of the town Grafarnes (which was later renamed Grundarfjörður) shortly after 1938 to 2000.

Bæring worked as a news photographer for various newspapers and national television. He is an honorary citizen of Grundarfjörður. His family donated his photos to the town of Grundarfjörður in 2003. They are an important testimony to the daily life in town in the 20th century. In the last years, many of his photos were scanned and conserved on the website www.baeringsstofa.is for the public to enjoy.

The room Vestursal in Bæringsstofa is also regularly used for courses and lectures. To rent the facility for events and meetings, please fill out this application form (in Icelandic) or contact the municipal office at grundarfjordur[at]grundarfjordur.is.