The Trainyard General Store is a place for connecting, creating & building community.

A modern take on the classic country store located in Downtown Dartmouth.

We are committed to supporting Makers & small businesses through our retail and creative space.

We love practical, whimsical, hand-crafted goods & community connections. 



We carry beautiful, unique and practical goods, with the work of 150 Atlantic Canadian Makers currently represented in store. Our selection continues to grow and change weekly so there is always something new to see!

Behind our retail space you will find our bright Creative Space, where Makers lead workshops & we host community events! You can view up to date workshop listings here.  The Creative Space is also available to host community events, meetings & more.



Each month we partner with a local community organization to support their work. We promote their projects, co-host events & donate a portion of our monthly profits to help support their future work. We've been thrilled to partner with some really outstanding organizations!



We're a tad hard to find, sandwiched between the New Scotland Yard Emporium & The Portland Street Creperie in Downtown Dartmouth, NS. Our street address is on Portland Street, but our entrance is located just off the street in the parking lot stretching between Portland & Queen Street, across from Lawtons. Look for our sandwich board & bright blue pillars!



Please don’t hesitate to reach out to us, we’d love to hear from you! We’re on TwitterInstagram & Facebook.

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The Latest

Trainyard Connect: Big Brothers Big Sisters

June 27, 2017

June was the first month of our Trainyard Connect Kindness Initiative & we were fortunate to partner with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Halifax. Celebrating their 50th birthday this month, with offices nearby on Ochterloney Street, Big Brothers, Big Sisters plays an important role in our community, partnering children with an adult volunteer mentor.…

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Winter Hours

Tuesday-Saturday 10-4 | Sunday-Monday CLOSED

Please note: We may close due to inclement weather, holidays, illness or other unforseen circumstances. Up to date store hours are always posted on Social Media.

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Want to learn more about our workshops & events? Check out our Creative Space.

Interested in selling with us? Please visit our Maker page before contacting us, to learn more about working with us.

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