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“Starwars and more.”

Yoda Guy Movie Exhibit
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Yoda Guy Movie Exhibit Tour in St Maarten
Ranked #3 of 56 things to do in Philipsburg
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Owner description: 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.
Reviewed January 28, 2014

Nick Malley is the owner and the artist that created Yoda. He sells Starwars related artwork as well as his own creations. We happen to like his work in watercolor and have purchased a few of his paintings. After our purchase Nick invited us to see the museum and although it is mostly about Starwars he does have some other interesting stuff from other movies he has worked on. I found it to be interesting my wife, not a sci-fi fan, not so much.

Thank swingdrummer
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Reviewed January 24, 2014

The Yoda Guy Movie Exhibit was interesting for both myself and my daughter (both big Star Wars fans), but the two part exhibit (outer small free exhibit and inside paid exhibit) was disappointing. It is not really an exhibit technically, but a paid museum of sorts. I certainly understand that everyone has to make a living, but even as fans we decided to pass on the paid part of the exhibit. We viewed the outer items from Nick's Star Wars collection and saw his own original art. It was a nice break from the insanely overpriced and phenomenally redundant jewelry stores in the shopping district of Philipsburg. It is certainly worth a stop, but better to know ahead of time how it is laid out.

Thank Joe_Syracuse
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Reviewed January 22, 2014

stopped by and enjoyed myself. My wife and I purchased an item for my son and met Nick"the Yoda Guy". lots to look at. Didn't tour the museum-maybe next time when the kids are with us. A must stop for those who love Star Wars or even love having a great experience. Nick-if you're reading this,thanks so much. My sons smile when I gave him the autograph Star Wars piece was priceless.

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Reviewed January 20, 2014

A must visit for Star Wars fans the original designer of Yoda
is usally there and happy to autograph anything you buy.

Thank 1978BernieR
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Reviewed January 16, 2014

We have been coming to St. Maarten for 15 years as time share owners and went down to Front Street yesterday. This 'museum' / shop was really fun. Nick was on his computer after we toured the museum. he and I chatted about everything from his days at Lucasfilms to his arrival on the island and the various changes that had taken place. Got my 11 yr old grandson ( who loves Star Wars ) some signed memorabilia, but i think his Dad will commandeer it when we give it to them since Star wars came out when he was 7! Fun spot.

Thank Ralph D
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