Record Exchange

Bookmark Listing


256 Washington Street
Salem, MA


  • Motorcoach Parking: No


  • Wifi: No
  • ADA Compliant: No
  • Pet Friendly: Yes
  • Function Space Available: No
  • Family Friendly: Yes


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!

Discover a 50 year old Salem institution-buying & selling NEW & USED records, CDs, cassettes & DVDs. Since 1974, people, music & vinyl have been our passion!

NOTE: 1. Please check our FB page & Google Business for ANY updates
NEWS: 1. Record Store Day 2024 – Saturday, April 20th is Record Store Day. Let us know what titles are of interest to you – LAST CALL – Orders will be submitted Wednesday 2/21 night!
2. Thanks to our good friends at Destination Salem (Salem.org) for letting us place a 50th Anniversary banner in the DS Salem Visitor Center window for February & for the beautiful page write-up in this year’s Salem Visitor Guide
Record Exchange UPDATE: We’ll be CLOSED on Wednesday & Thursday April 10th and 11th, due to unexpected illness. We hope to open Friday, April 12th, at 11:30, but we’ll UPDATE our store FB page and our Google Business page. Our apologies to visitors who hoped to visit the shop! Thank you!
STUFF TO SELL? WE’RE TAKING A BREAK from purchasing MEDIA items UNTIL late March – early April. IF you have some outstanding records (we’re NOT buying CDs/DVDs at present), feel free to call & leave a message or to discuss with Paul what you have BEFORE we make an appointment. Condition is critical as is genre of music & artist-group. REMEMBER: We purchase records by APPOINTMENT ONLY! Phone: 978-745-0777, email or message us on FB. THANK YOU!

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