Welcome to Pulham’s fascinating history!

Step into medieval South Norfolk and meander through time and flight to discover what the medieval guild of Saint James, a wealthy Puritan merchant, a Victorian school and 20th century airships all have in common!

Discover South Norfolk’s intriguing past …

The Airship Museum

“Thet luk loike a gret ol’ pig!” The brilliant history of RNAS Pulham and its Pigs!

The Guild Chapel

Discover the Centre’s stunning hidden history

William Pennoyer

The man behind the Pennoyer Centre’s story and his lasting legacy

The Free School

Follow the history of William Pennoyer’s free school from 1670 to 1988

The Pennoyer Centre's Story

The fascinating transformation of a derelict school to vibrant community space


Visit our Heritage Gallery for hands-on family fun!


Hire a school activity pack for your school and download our lesson plans and activity sheets