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!

Hello to all our friends and customers:  “Regular” pandemic winter hours: OPEN Wednesday through Saturdays 10 to 4:30 and CLOSED Sundays, Mondays and Tuesdays. Same Covid-19 precautions as always (SEE ONE SHEET BELOW) – face coverings and gloves. Maximum of 3 customers in the store at one time – there is often a waiting line outside on Fridays and Saturdays. Please NOTE that we’ll be CLOSED on one or two of the upcoming Wednesdays or Thursdays in January, and we’ll update our hours in the usual places: Here on Destination Salem, Haunted Happenings websites (under SHOP), Record Exchange, Salem MA FACEBOOK PAGE, and Google Business. LOTS…and LOTS…of used (and some NEW) stuff going out weekly. We are cautiously purchasing excellent condition media (records mostly, but CDs, DVDs and Blu-rays) by APPOINTMENT ONLY. If you have anything to sell, please call (978-745-0777), message us on FB, or email, and we’ll be happy to discuss what you have before we make an appointment. Thanks for checking in, and hope you all have a wonderful week!




256 Washington Street
Salem, MA 01970
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