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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 5 customers at one time.

We are currently purchasing items by appointment only in a very limited selective fashion. Please call the shop at 978-745-0777 for more details concerning selling your records, CDs, and DVDs. No walk-in purchasing is being done at this time. Thank you!

Hope you are all well during these beautiful spring days…and hopefully back to regular hours at the shop. Here’s our latest weekly update: This week’s hours: CLOSED: Monday-Tuesday 4/12-13; Sunday 4/18. OPEN Wednesday through Saturday 4/14-17 – 10 to 5.

PLEASE READ Covid-19 signs BEFORE entering shop-same precautions as always – face coverings (nose-mouth) & vinyl gloves (gloves provided) required and MAXIMUM 5 customers in shop at one time. (PLEASE be aware of distancing with more customers in the shop…and kindly wait for folks already looking in a bin BEFORE you move within a safe distance to browse. Thank you). There will be a waiting line for part of Friday and Saturday…WE WILL CALL YOU in when ready! SAFETY is still #1 and we appreciate your help in keeping the shop a safe environment for everybody! Hours updated weekly (especially ANY changes) in the usual places: Here on Facebook, Destination Salem/Haunted Happenings (under SHOP) websites and GOOGLE BUSINESS.

USED and NEW LPs in ALL genres go out daily and sell quickly! We’re purchasing excellent condition media (RECORDS mostly, but CDs, too – WE ARE NOT PURCHASING DVDS & Blurays at this time) APPOINTMENT ONLY. Please call (978-745-0777), or email to discuss what you have before we make an appointment. TOP cash prices paid for clean, excellent condition (covers & vinyl) LPs. Thanks for checking in everyone and have a GREAT WEEK!

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

vinyl gloves required (provided), limited curbside available