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Yoda Guy Movie Exhibit

Front Street 19a | Planet Paradise, Philipsburg, St Martin / St Maarten
+1 721-542-4009
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The Yoda Guy Movie Exhibit, nestled amongst Front Street's duty free jewelry stores, is possibly the most surprising enterprise in the Caribbean. Who would expect to find Darth Vader, Pinhead from HELLRAISER and Riddley Scott's ALIEN in St Maarten? But this unprecedented showcase has that and a whole lot more. There are displays that span six decades of movie making, relics from THE TERMINATOR, MEN IN BLACK and even THE MALTISE FALCAN. There's also an incredible collection of lifecasts, the actual faces of Hollywood stars, From Bogart & Brando, though Sean Connery & Jack Nicholson to Michael Jackson, Johnny Depp & Angelina Jolle. The collection is extended to include famous historical figures too… the actual faces of Abraham Lincoln, (cast 3 months before his assassination), Benjamin Franklin and George Washington, (cast in. 1778 and 1783 respectively by french sculptor Jean Antoine Houden), and death masks of both Oliver Cromwell, (1658) and Vladimir Lenin (1924). The Exhibit is the brainchild of Hollywood creature effects wizard Nick Maley, known as "that Yoda Guy" for his contribution to the creation of Yoda for the STAR WARS sagas. If you don't know who Nick is, just google his name. He made over 50 movies, including SUPERMAN, HIGHLANDER, KRULL & LIFEFORCE, worked with Hollywood legends like Sean Connery, Sir Anthony Hopkins and Harrison Ford, (you will see them all in the exhibit), was featured in CINEMAX and HBO specials, won a place in THE GUINNESS BOOK OF WORLD RECORDS and was nominated for an EMMY. Nick shares his professional perspective on the making of famous movies via DVD and, if you are lucky enough to find him there, he will dedicate purchases from the Yoda Guy Shop and do photos with customers. The Shop sells signed movie memorabilia, posters, antique STAR WARS comics, behind the scene photos and storyboards… unique autographed slices of STAR WARS history that become a legacy to pass on through the family. There's also Nick's celebrated Caribbean artwork, (exhibited in galleries in 18 countries and toured the world with UNESCO. Nick and his wife Gloria have created the Yoda Guy Movie Museum Foundation, a not for profit group to oversee the Exhibit's development. Don't miss this once in a lifetime opportunity to support the museum and visit a STAR WARS celebrity. It is recommended on all major cruise lines as a MUST SEE for art and movie fans.
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Front Street 19a | Planet Paradise, Philipsburg, St Martin / St Maarten
+1 721-542-4009
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The Yoda Guy Movie Exhibit is easily found from the cruise docks. Take a cab directly, or, do as we did, and take the water taxi to the shopping area, Google Map "The Yoda Guy" and walk about five minutes and look for the high...More

Thank Kim W
Reviewed 1 week ago

We actually visited this wonderful exhibition in Christmas day 2017. As previously mentioned, Nick was inspiring and his wife friendly and hospitable. There were loads of original and interesting exhibits especially the fantastic Yoda. Would highly recommend for the opportunity to view so many amazing...More

Thank nowearenotthereyet
YodaGuy, Owner at Yoda Guy Movie Exhibit, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

See you again next time!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were able to meet nick while we were there. He and his wife are such nice people. The place is small but has a lot of original memorabilia that was cool to see. Nick was happy to entertain all of our questions. Definitely recommend.

Thank Nikkie G
YodaGuy, Owner at Yoda Guy Movie Exhibit, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for taking the time to review us :-)

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we stepped into This wonderful museum and walked away with our hearts full and inspiring life lessons from Yoda's creator Nick Makey. This down-to-earth, genuine cool guy created over 100 creatures from Star Wars, Krull, Superman, Hunchback of Notre Dame and more. He took an...More

1  Thank Cdn-Girl72
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took an hour or so in the afternoon during our day in port to explore this small museum. It was a lot of fun to see some of the processes and history behind not only Star Wars but also other sci-fi/fantasy movies. As a...More

Thank MotherGrimm
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had no idea Nick Maley was Philipsburg, Sint Maarten, so what an aweseome surprise it was to find "That Yoda Guy" during our tour of Philipsburg, Sint Maarten. Who knew that Philipsburg was a Star Wars fan's destination??? Well, it is my little Christmas...More

2  Thank Matt H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are a fan of Star Wars and how it was made - this is a must! It has it all, if you like art, writing, building - I mean anything creative, this is such an inspiration goldmine! Personally I've loved the saga since...More

Thank Henry L
YodaGuy, Owner at Yoda Guy Movie Exhibit, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

see you when you return

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a must-see attraction for any Star Wars fans! Lots of other sci-fi memorabilia as well. Awesome!

Thank Keith B
YodaGuy, Owner at Yoda Guy Movie Exhibit, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

See you again next time!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were one of the first tourists back on the island after Irma. This island is amazing and I would encourage all to visit. It is truly beautiful and open for business. The museum is superb even if you are not a Star Wars fan,...More

Thank Anon U
Reviewed 10 December 2017

Great to see the Yoda Guy, Nick Maley and his museum and gallery open on my first visit to St Maarten since Irma. The exhibit is packed with great memories of all the Star Wars movies as well as loads more memorabilia. Thanks Nick for...More

Thank douglasballingall
YodaGuy, Owner at Yoda Guy Movie Exhibit, responded to this reviewResponded 12 December 2017

You are welcome Douglas. We are pleased to see you back again. Nick

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18 November 2016|
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Response from YodaGuy | Property representative |
On weekdays when a ship is in 9.30 am - 5.00 pm On Saturdays usually 10.30-4.00 On Sundays only occasionally open 10.30-4.00
1 October 2016|
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Response from YodaGuy | Property representative |
The charge on Viator includes their commission But it more or less evens out across the board. Entance into the shop area is free and the fee is for the museum
17 August 2016|
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Response from Joelzr1 | Reviewed this property |
I have visited that Yoda Guy several times and it has always been open. Don't hesitate to speak with Nick and his wife, they are very friendly and engaging. He has a lot of funny stories about Hollywood and some of the... More