The Government Museum Shivappa Nayaka Palace named after the famous 17th century king Shivappa Nayaka of the Keladi Nayaka dynasty is located in Shivamogga metropolis previously known as Shimoga, the district headquarters of the Shivamogga district within the Karnataka country, India. Though named after the Nayaka king, in keeping with artwork historian George Michell, the palatial bungalow became absolutely constructed via the 18th century Mysore ruler Hyder Ali.
The two storied building contains a Durbar corridor "nobel court" with massive timber pillars and lobed arched panels. The dwelling chambers on the edges are at the upper degree and feature balconies and look down into the corridor. Numerous antiquities gathered from close to by way of temples and archeological websites, along with sculptures, inscriptions and hero stones from the Hoysala technology and later periods are on show at the palace grounds. The building is a included monument below the Karnataka state division of the Archaeological Survey of India.