The Record Exchange

Gifts & Souvenirs, Places to Shop

The Record Exchange, a Salem institution since 1974, is a truly independent music shop buying and selling quality used, new & collectible records, CDs, DVD’s Blu-rays and memorabilia! Browse an ever-changing and eclectic selection of fairly priced LPs in many genres in a friendly & casual atmosphere with folks who share your passion for music and movies. From classic rock and blues to metal, jazz, punk, and more, there’s always something interesting or unusual to discover at the Record Exchange! Top prices paid for collections and accumulations of quality records, too. Come visit us – we’re an easy walk from downtown!


Hope you are all well during these beautiful spring days…and hopefully back to regular hours at the shop. Here’s our latest weekly update: This week’s hours: CLOSED: Monday-Tuesday 4/12-13; Sunday 4/18. OPEN Wednesday through Saturday 4/14-17 – 10 to 5.

PLEASE READ Covid-19 signs BEFORE entering shop-same precautions as always – face coverings (nose-mouth) & vinyl gloves (gloves provided) required and MAXIMUM 5 customers in shop at one time. (PLEASE be aware of distancing with more customers in the shop…and kindly wait for folks already looking in a bin BEFORE you move within a safe distance to browse. Thank you). There will be a waiting line for part of Friday and Saturday…WE WILL CALL YOU in when ready! SAFETY is still #1 and we appreciate your help in keeping the shop a safe environment for everybody! Hours updated weekly (especially ANY changes) in the usual places: Here on Facebook, Destination Salem/Haunted Happenings (under SHOP) websites and GOOGLE BUSINESS.

USED and NEW LPs in ALL genres go out daily and sell quickly! We’re purchasing excellent condition media (RECORDS mostly, but CDs, too – WE ARE NOT PURCHASING DVDS & Blurays at this time) APPOINTMENT ONLY. Please call (978-745-0777), or email to discuss what you have before we make an appointment. TOP cash prices paid for clean, excellent condition (covers & vinyl) LPs. Thanks for checking in everyone and have a GREAT WEEK!






256 Washington Street
Salem, MA 01970
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