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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 more! Browse a broad, ever-changing, and eclectic selection of fairly priced used, new, & collectible LPs in many genres in a friendly & casual atmosphere with folks who share your passion for music and movies. From classic rock and metal to blues and jazz, and so much more, there’s always something to discover at the Record Exchange! Top prices paid for collections and accumulations of nice quality records, too. Hope to see you when you visit Salem. Check us out on Facebook!

Limited walk-ins & appointments – Maximum 4 customers at one time.

We are NOT currently purchasing used items until further notice. Please call the shop during business hours for more details concerning selling your records, CDs and DVDs.

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!

Thanks to everybody who made the 2020 RSD Drops so enjoyable and successful at the Record Exchange!

For the latest updates on reopening The Record Exchange, visit their Facebook page.






256 Washington Street
Salem, MA 01970

Public Health Guidelines

Physical distancing of 6’ or more required

Face coverings or masks required

Hand sanitizer or hand washing stations available

Contactless payment available and encouraged

Reduced capacity / occupancy may increase wait times

Reservations Recommended

Take-out or curbside pick-up available

vinyl gloves required (provided), limited curbside available