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!

RSD (Record Store Day) Drops #3 is this Saturday, October 24th, from 9 to 5 at the shop. This is the LAST RSD Drops for the year & please NOTICE change in opening time. Come by and say hello, and check out our large and varied selection of RSD Limited Edition LPs! More details under Destination Salem EVENTS & store FB page.

PLEASE NOTE: The Record Exchange will be closed from Saturday, October 31st through Friday, November 6th for a short break. The store will re-open on Saturday, November 7th. Please check Destination Salem (here), our store FB page and Google business the week of October 26th for more details and updated hours. Thank you!



256 Washington Street
Salem, MA 01970
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