Mjällom and Mjällomshalvön is known for the industry. Fermented herring and flatbread are well-known local products. Fishing was previosly a major activity in the area, with about twenty fishing-grounds in the area. The first engines in the collection comes from fishingboats witch operated in the High Coast area. Small firing bullets and kerosene engines. The oldest enginge in the museum is from 1903.