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!

HAPPY NOVEMBER, everybody! We hope you are all well, and we’re looking forward to having our regular customers come back home! HOURS THIS WEEK: CLOSED Monday-Tuesday 11/1-2 & Sunday 11/7. OPEN Wednesday 11/3 from 11 to 5 (NOTE CHANGE – OPEN at 11) & Thursday through Saturday 11/4-6  from 10 to 5

ANY CHANGES will be posted here on Google Business, Destination Salem & Haunted Happenings websites ( under SHOP and on our Record Exchange, Salem, MA Facebook page.

Store Covid-19 Requirements:

  1. Face masks REQUIRED
  2. Sanitize hands on entry
  3. Respectful & common-sense distancing inside shop.
  4. Maximum 8 customers in shop at one time.

Thank you!

SALEM CITY-WIDE INDOOR MASK MANDATE in place until November 13. THANKS for bringing YOUR mask & thinking of others!

More interesting used LPs/45s hitting the bins, including our new “bargain section”, & NEW RELEASES & RESTOCKS at LOW prices going out this week! With the holidays soon approaching and the “vinyl shortage” of NEW records, you may wish to shop early for best selection of NEW releases and NEW reissues. Nov. 27th is RSD Black Friday, and we’ll have plenty of the LIMITED EDITIONS exclusive to that day!

SELLING MEDIA? We’re NOT purchasing CDs & DVDs & are buying RECORDS VERY SELECTIVELY & by APPOINTMENT-ONLY (978-745-0777)/ email – NO WALK IN PURCHASES!

Have a great week everybody…looking forward to seeing you soon!



256 Washington Street
Salem, MA 01970
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