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“nick maley”(154 reviews)
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...more
Front Street 19a | Planet Paradise, Philipsburg, St Martin / St Maarten
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

When I heard about this place I thought it was bogus. I’m so glad we made it. Only two of the 12 in our group made the trek down Front Street - me and a friend’s teenage son. As you walk down the street you...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank WorldTravelingJW
Reviewed 3 days ago

We met Nick Maley and he was so friendly to talk to. He has worked on a lot of movies including Star Wars of course. Lots and lots of things to look at in well organized display areas. A video wiil play in these areas...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Catleon03
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Nick has put together such an amazing collection of fillmaking history! Not only incredible Star Wars memorabilia but tons of other movie-making magic too. He tells the story of not just the props and the costumes and special effects items but the people behind the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank davidmoffitt
YodaGuy, Owner at Yoda Guy Movie Exhibit, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

It was a pleasure David. See you again next time

Reviewed 1 week ago

Great to meet one of Yoda's Daddies! He signed a handrawn map of the Carib. with our route handrawn on it. Great Guy!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank geo2mem
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped in to this museum as a surprise for my son while on a one day port stop in St. Maarten. I was really shocked to learn of this exhibit in the middle of the Caribbean, but it was well worth the stop! My...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank jfishfrr
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you love Star Wars, this is a must see experience while visiting St. Maarten. You might even get lucky and meet Nick Maley while visiting. We were fortunate enough to meet him and have our picture taken with him. He has lots of Star...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Lenza S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolute highlight of my recent vacation to the Caribbean. The museum itself is very interesting and full of great props, replicas, storyboards, and anything else a real movie lover would appreciate. But the real highlight is Mr. Nick “That Yoda Guy” Maley, himself. He was...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ritchie1980
YodaGuy, Owner at Yoda Guy Movie Exhibit, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

THANKS for the review. See you next time!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A chance of a lifetime to meet someone who created the look of a character that the whole world knows. Great experience and Nick is a wonderful person. It's a must do.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank eric s
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We met the Yoda guy called Nick Maley on St Martin in the Caribbean in his museum. We talked to him, really nice guy.There is lots of old scripts,on set candid photos shots and so much more. Nick Maley is a special effects make-up artist...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Cyril F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were recently on a cruise which stopped at St Maarten. The cruise leaflet mentioned this place so thought we would give it a go. It was a really good exhibition and bigger and better than we thought from looking outside. Lots of exhibits and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Mara N
26 November 2018|
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Response from YodaGuy | Property representative |
I'm sorry to say that the stairs restrict access to wheelchairs. We are a non-profit and economics dictate that we are upstairs with no elevator
2 June 2018|
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Response from MWBR001 | Reviewed this property |
not a a long walk form the cruise ships, in the main centre.
Vickie G
18 February 2018|
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Response from Matt H | Reviewed this property |
Possibly. We visited on Christmas Day 2017 and got to meet Nick and his wife. It was a great visit.