Highest Cultural Museum in Taiwan

Every Alishan Person Has His Own Alishan

Standing silently among the vast forests, Alishan House has witnessed the rise and fall of Forest Railway and Forest Farm since 1913. The building was originally made for entertain senior officials, now becoming history museum where is full of memories of thriving age of logging.

The Alishan Hotel 1913 Old Office has become the "14th Chiayi County Local Cultural Museum" since 2018. The museum plans to open it free of charge on the third Saturday and Sunday of each month to the guide volunteers belonging to the Forestry Bureau to lead visitors to the park The various monuments and historical buildings within. The rest of the dates will be charged according to the charging method of this firm.


NT$200 per person (including 50 yuan dining credit), the group has other discounts.

7th Floor – Exhibition Area

Spacious Space, Comfortable Sofa, Retro Atmosphere, As If Walking into the Tunnel of Time.
※Provide Free WIFI※

1913 Wooden Antique Office

The Spiritual Place Belongs to This Land

Room 716: The Footprint of History

This room displays the interior layout of the high-level officials such as the Governor-General during the Japanese occupation period. It is also the only room in the traditional Japanese style that is still preserved in the hotel. The room is laid with Japanese tatami rice, and the bed has a coffee table for making tea...


Former Counter

The Former Counter made of Taiwan Cypress was built in the style of 1960s-1970s, which shows the aesthetics of the era. It is the place for reception from Japanese-colonial period to 2012, containing the memories of early age.

6th Floor - Display Area

The one- hundred- year-old former counter was made of Taiwan Cypress.
Forest Railway Model
※Provide Free WIFI※

The 50’s Coffee Shop

The 50’s Coffee Shop was the ballroom where only serviced senior officials and honored guest. Now it opens to every guest, retaining the atmosphere of old time in Night Shanghai, such as lights, windows, and retro disc player.

The 50s
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